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CAC Grading announces the CAC Grading Club

Virginia Beach, Virginia—John Albanese, CEO and Co-founder of CAC Grading (CAC) announces the opening of the CAC Grading Club (the “Club”) and a Crossover Special to celebrate the occasion. The Club is a way...
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Coin Mintages: Reading Between the Numbers

Coin mintages are an official report on how many strikes of a specific issue were produced. They are one of the key statistics about any coin and are readily available for most United States...

Numismatist of the Century: Steve Ivy

Steve Ivy, co-chairman, chief executive officer and co-founder of Heritage Auctions, was instrumental in building Heritage’s empire with current annual sales approaching $2 billion and locations in 11 cities worldwide. During the 1970s and early 1980s,...

Numismatist of the Century – James L. Halperin

James L. Halperin is the co-founder and co-chairman of Heritage Auctions (HA.com). Heritage, which he co-founded in 1982, is now an in-demand online auction house destination with reported total sales exceeding $1.45 billion in 2022. Halperin...
Coin-of-the-Month

PCGS Coin of the Month: 1907 Extremely High Relief Inverted Edge Letters Saint-Gaudens Double...

The 1907 Extremely High Relief Inverted Edge Letters Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle PCGS PR 69 is the Professional Grading Service’s (PCGS) Coin of the Month. The debates will continue for time immemorial as to which coin should...
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CAC Coins Bring Premiums in January 2024

CAC-approved coins fared well in many public sales during January 2024 and in a live auction in Dallas County, Texas. Here are ten examples, which were selected from a large number of results that...
multi-million-dollar-coins

8 Multi-Million Dollar Coin Rarities

Small coins with high grades and low populations are big-ticket items these days. As recently as the late 1990s, a coin selling for $1 million was considered a big deal. Today, $1 million for...
state-quarters

50 State Quarters Program Turns 25

It was 25 years ago, on January 4, 1999, that the 50 State Quarters program kicked off a national fanfare and forever changed the way Americans looked at their coins. An ambitious program fielding 50...

Future of Gold in the 2024 Election Year

Right now, if we listen to the polls and pundits, the 2024 U.S. presidential election looks like it will be a rematch of the two candidates from 2020: Joe Biden versus Donald Trump. It can be...
Coin-of-the-Month

PCGS Coin of the Month:1870-S $3, PCGS SP50

The 1870-S $3, PCGS SP50 is the Professional Grading Service’s (PCGS) Coin of the Month. There are few coins as enigmatic and storied as the 1870-S $3, a special-strike coin that has gone down in history...