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PCGS offers expert numismatic content for thousands of U.S. and world coins.

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News & Articles

Our library of news and articles covers every conceivable coin-related topic. More ›

PCGS Videos

Watch hours of numismatic videos, ranging from fun to informative. More ›


No library card required! Read complete works from top coin authors. More ›

Research Archive

Preview a number of unique & unusual numismatic archival documents. More ›


Get to know numismatic terms and lingo with this comprehensive coin glossary. More ›


The encyclopedia of U.S. & World coins – built by you! More ›

Coin Guides

Pick a coin and dive deep into the series details that every collector should know.

Lincoln Cents
Buffalo Nickels
Walking Liberty Half Dollars
Washington Quarter
Mercury Dimes

PCGS CoinFacts

The internet’s most comprehensive U.S. coin encyclopedia, updated daily by experts.

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Condition Census Updates


Coin Grading Videos

These short, informative videos provide useful coin grading tips from PCGS experts.

Grading 101: Introduction to Grading

Obtain approximate grades for the ungraded coins in your collection.

PCGS Grading Standards

Get the details behind the PCGS grading scale, designations and problem coins.

PCGS Grading Standards
PCGS Museum of Coin Holders

See the entire history of the PCGS holder and details on each generation.

PCGS Museum of Coin Holders


Email Newsletter

Every PCGS email newsletter, dating back to the first edition release on January 16, 2001. More ›


David Hall, Ron Guth, Don Willis, and other experts discuss the latest coin news and research. More ›

Shows & Events

Join PCGS as we travel to shows across the United States and beyond.