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PCGS Newsletter
October 18, 2016
 
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In this issue:
 
  Reaching a Condition Census Consensus
 
  No Grade Coins — Part VII
 
  The Value of Friendship
 
  Survey: Is coin collecting best enjoyed solo or as a shared experience?
 
 
 
Reaching a Condition Census Consensus
by Ron Guth

What coins are available from a particular collection? Who were their former owners? Current owners? A Condition Census provides collectors with that information and more. PCGS CoinFacts President Ron Guth explains the uses of this helpful numismatic reference and provides an example Census in the process.

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H.10 1797 15 Stars PCGS MS64

Stunning example of this popular early half dime, well within the condition census for the variety. Pedigree: Ex: Lionel Collection. This coin was last sold in an October 2010 auction and since then, the other Eliasberg coin sold for $70,500. This near-Gem jewel is more attractive and offered at a better price. View this coin and more NEWPs.

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No Grade Coins — Part VII
by Mike Sherman

"No Grade Coins" is wrapping up, but not before the largest category is covered: coins that fall under the Damage category, or code 98. Parts VII and VIII will address this, the broadest area of No Grade coins.

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Spooktacular Coins Ends Today!

Early gold is always in demand from advanced collectors, whether building date sets or needed for type purposes. This $5 1806 Pointed 6, 8x5 Stars graded PCGS MS61 offers both! Legend Auctions offers this and other spooktacular coins in its October Session, which closes today, October 18!

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From the Archive: The Value of Friendship
by Phil Arnold

In the case of coin photographer Phil Arnold, coins represent more than monetary value, or even collecting – they represent friendship, and how a youthful passion blossomed into a lifelong hobby and eventually a career in numismatics.

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Last issue's winner of a PCGS Polo Shirt: Anthony Licari
 
 
 

NEW IMAGES: PCGS #9052 (MS) 1907 $20 Liberty
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NEW NARRATIVES: Jaime Hernandez wrote about 1989-P 10C
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NEW CENSUS: Condition Census for 1896 $2.50, DC
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