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April 5, 2016 | Vol 16 Issue 7
 
In This Issue
  • Article:
  • Founder Ron Guth Looks To The Free Future of PCGS CoinFacts
  • Article:
  • Difficult to Grade Coins – Part Two
  • Article:
  • Lodz Ghetto Token Coinage
  • Article:
  • Legend Rare Coin Auction to Feature an Original 1827 Quarter
  • Survey:
  • What coin should be in every collector’s set?
     
    Founder Ron Guth Looks To The Free Future of PCGS CoinFacts

    On the heels of Professional Coin Grading Service’s 30th anniversary, PCGS CoinFacts President and Founder Ron Guth discusses the website’s simple beginnings, massive growth and promising future in this eyeopening Q & A.

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    1860 $3 PCGS MS67+ POGUE

    From the recent Pogue auction. The finest 1860 $3 Gold in existence. This is the only MS67+ graded. None graded finer. Once sold, there won’t be another chance to purchase a $3 Mint State piece as close to this coin’s quality. View this and more including New Purchases from the Baltimore Expo.

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    Difficult to Grade Coins – Part Two
    by Mike Sherman

    Coin Expert Mike Sherman discusses the fickle nature of coin grading in his ongoing series. In the second installment of the series, Sherman covers Standing Liberty Quarters, touching on the coin’s predisposition to worn dates.

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    Lodz Ghetto Token Coinage
    by BJ Searls

    The first ghetto established in WWII – and the last to be closed – is encapsulated in coin form: the Lodz Ghetto Token. Set Registry Manager BJ Searls recounts the history of these coins and notes that the tarnished tokens should stand as a reminder of the ravages of war.

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    Legend Rare Coin Auction to Feature an Original 1827 Quarter

    Legend Rare Coin Auctions announces the consignment of one of the classic rarities in the entire series of American numismatics, an original 1827 quarter. The coin, which has been off the market since 2007, is graded Proof-64 by PCGS and boasts a provenance back to the mid-1850s, and includes such luminaries as Loren G. Parmelee, Col. E. H. R. Green, and James A. Stack.

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    What coin should be in every collector’s set?
    • Buffalo Nickel
    • Morgan Silver Dollar
    • Walking Liberty Half Dollar
    • Mercury Dime
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    Last issue's winner of a PCGS Polo Shirt: Bernie Wang

    NEW IMAGES: PCGS #133843 (MS) 1878-CC $1 VAM 11 Lines in Wing See All >
    NEW NARRATIVES: Jaime Hernandez wrote about 2006-P 10C Satin Finish See All >
    NEW CENSUS: Condition Census for 1877 50C J-1517, RB See All >
     
     
     
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