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August 13,2013 | Vol 13 Issue 17     

Collectors Club Submit Coins Price Guide Set Registry® PCGS CoinFacts
From Don's Desk

This week is the ANA and we'll all be there. The ANA is the most well attended show of the year. Many collectors have planned their vacations around the show. Huge auctions from Heritage and Stack's Bowers and hundreds of dealers with tables promise something for everyone. PCGS will be there with a large staff ready to meet with you. We hope you will stop by the PCGS Booth! (Booth #800)

Don Willis
President, PCGS

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Show Calendar
Submit your coins directly to PCGS at any of the following shows.

Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair
Hong Kong
August 23 - 25

Long Beach Coin, Stamp and Sports Collectibles Expo
Long Beach, CA
September 26 - 28

PCGS Members Only Show
Las Vegas, NV
October 16 - 19

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1783 Nova Constellatio Pattern Coins: A Brilliant Solution (Part II)
by Ron Guth

Read the Nova Constellatio conclusion plus download an advance copy of the complete Nova Constellatio ANA Brochure.

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PCGS CoinFacts: The Shield Nickel

The Act of May 16, 1866 authorized a new five cent coin made of 25% nickel and 75% copper. This introduction of the Shield Nickel created the unusual situation where two coins of the same value circulated simultaneously (with the other coin being the Half Dime).

Get detailed coin information, pricing, population reporting, auction prices realized, rarity and survival estimates and condition census on Shield Nickels with a free trial to PCGS CoinFacts.

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A Warlord Produces the China 1928 Auto Dollar
by Jaime Hernandez

Did a coin foreshadow the ominous future for the man that commissioned its production? Jaime Hernandez investigates the curious history behind the China 1928 Auto Dollar.

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The eBay PCGS Coin Catalog
is Coming Soon

PCGS is partnering with eBay to expand the auction site’s U.S. and Canada Coin Catalog. Learn how the agreement will benefit both sellers and buyers.

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Counterfeit Detection added to PCGS Collector Education Program
by Mike Sherman

PCGS has added Grading 103, No Grades & Counterfeit Detection, to September's Long Beach Expo. Learn more & book your spot.

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