PCGS Newsletter
October 6, 2015 | Vol 15 Issue 20
In This Issue
  • Article:
  • Coin Market Broken Down in Percentages
  • Video:
  • A Guide to Grading Circulated Coins
  • Article:
  • The 20th Century’s Most Beautiful Silver Coin
  • Video:
  • Collectors.com versus Google
  • Survey:
  • If I could only collect one Type Coin for the rest of my life...
    Coin Market Broken Down in Percentages
    by Jaime Hernandez

    If you had to guess at how many U.S. coins sell annually for over $500,000, what would you say? How about over $100,000? Over $10,000? Join Jaime Hernandez as he breaks the U.S. coin market down into percentages.

    1C to 50C 1936 Proof Set ALL PCGS-Graded PR66

    Legend Numismatics has an amazing complete 1936 proof set all PCGS-graded PR66. Each coin is spectacular. A fresh set that has never appeared in auction.

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    Great Set’s Appeal – Silver Standing Liberty Quarters
    by Adam Crum

    Reaching beyond the aesthetic potential of U.S. Mint engravers, celebrated sculptor Hermon MacNeil created the 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter. A beautiful and highly desirable, though once controversial, coin.

    View Adam’s Standing Liberty picks at
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    A Guide to Grading Circulated Coins
    by Mike Sherman

    Circulated coins are easier to grade than Mint State coins. As you might suspect, wear is the most important component when grading circulated coins. What other components matter? Watch to find out.

    D. Brent Pogue, Part II Sells $26 Million in New York
    by Stack’s Bowers

    The second installment of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, auction by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s, brought $26,120,838 in high bids on September 30th. The record auction took place before a full auction gallery at Sotheby’s headquarters in Manhattan, surpassing the highest pre-sale estimate of $20.6425 million.

    Free Access to Type One Double Eagle Info!
    by Douglas A. Winter

    The 1851-O is easily the most common double eagle, but becomes very scarce in properly graded AU-58 (such as the one pictured). Learn more about this fascinating coin, and all other double eagles, at www.DoubleEagleBook.com. This free reference site is the leading online resource for double eagles.

    The 20th Century's Most Beautiful Silver Coin
    by David Hall

    United States coinage design reached an aesthetic high point just after the turn of the 19th Century. In 1916, three of our most beautiful coins were first issued: the Mercury dime, Standing Liberty quarter, and Walking Liberty half dollar.


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    NEW IMAGES: PCGS #8861 (MS) 1908-S $10 See All >
    NEW NARRATIVES: Ron Guth wrote about 1798 1C S-176 2nd Hair Style, BN See All >
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