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PCGS Newsletter
June 14, 2016
 
 
 
In this issue:
 
  Beyond Belief: The Finest Known Mormon $20 Discovery Coin
 
  Difficult to Grade Coins — Part Seven
 
  2016 Gold Mercury Dimes
 
  Survey: Does the everyday collector have a fair shot at purchasing U.S. Mint special releases?
 
 
 
Beyond Belief: The Finest Known Mormon $20 Discovery Coin
by Ryan Gaeta

Another uncovered treasure recently rocked the coin world: the discovery of the finest known 1849 Mormon $20 gold coin. This historic coin, the first Double Eagle coin struck in the U.S., was found within a family’s lock box for over 50 years, dating back to the 1960s.

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1922 50C Grant with Star PCGS MS67
 

Displaying excellent quality, this particular coin is the ultimate Grant with Star commemorative. Superior surfaces are flawless, with above average luster and totally original color. View this and more Round I NEWPS from last week’s Long Beach Coin Expo.

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Difficult to Grade Coins — Part Seven
by Mike Sherman

Director of Education Mike Sherman’s latest installment of "Difficult to Grade Coins" explores problems with the Type II $1 Gold Pieces. Striking issues and clashed dies are common amongst coins in this rather rare series.

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Numismatic Treasures and Disneyland Discounts at Anaheim World’s Fair of Money

An eye-opening range of historic coin and paper money treasures are guaranteed to thrill visitors of the American Numismatic Association 2016 World's Fair of Money® in Anaheim, CA on Aug. 9-13. Attendees also can get discounted admission tickets to Disneyland.

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2016 Gold Mercury Dimes
by Jaime Hernandez

Jaime Hernandez, PCGS Price Guide Editor, discusses the popular 2016 issue of Mercury Gold Dimes. Why did these highly anticipated coins go unavailable within 45 minutes of their release, only to be made available and go unavailable again? Find out here.

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Sponsored by L&C Coins
Does the everyday collector have a fair shot at purchasing U.S. Mint special releases?
  • Yes. It’s first-come, first-served, and everybody has an equal shot.
  • No. More should be done to protect the interests of the everyday collector.
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Last issue's winner of a PCGS Polo Shirt: Robert Childers
 
 
 

NEW IMAGES: PCGS #7190 (MS) 1889-CC $1
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NEW NARRATIVES: Jaime Hernandez wrote about 1986-S $1 Silver Eagle, DC
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NEW CENSUS: Condition Census for 1914-S 5C
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