PCGS Newsletter
December 01, 2015 | Vol 15 Issue 24
In This Issue
  • Article:
  • Where Are They Now? The Lord St. Oswald 1795 Silver Dollars
  • Article:
  • PCGS to Host Historic Sample Slab Display at FUN
  • Video:
  • Regency XV Auction Preview with Don Willis
  • Video:
  • Surface Reflectivity & Contrast – Grading 102: Qualifiers
  • Survey:
  • What is Your Holiday Season ’Wish’ for Your Collection?
    Where Are They Now? The Lord St. Oswald 1795 Silver Dollars
    by Ron Guth

    In part IV of his Lord St. Oswald ’Where Are They Now’ series, Ron Guth reveals the full pedigrees of the three 1795 Silver Dollars sold in Christie’s 1964 auction.

    1922 Lincoln Cent PLAIN STRONG REV PCGS MS64BN

    This is one of the rarest Lincoln cents found above MS63 and in any color. PCGS Population 2 and only one graded higher. Surfaces are ultra clean and overall are totally blemish, spot, and problem-free. See this outstanding GEM and many more!

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    Great Set’s Appeal – Winged Liberty ("Mercury") Dimes
    by Adam Crum

    The progressive evolution of U.S. silver coinage in the early 20th Century brought forth many changes at the U.S. Mint, including the breakthrough Winged Liberty or "Mercury" dime design from famed sculptor Adolph A. Weinman.

    View Adam’s Mercury Dime Picks at MonacoRareCoins.com >
    PCGS to Host Historic Sample Slab Display at FUN

    PCGS will launch a year-long 30th anniversary celebration at the upcoming 2016 Florida United Numismatists convention with a display of more than 120 different, promotional sample "slabs" issued by the company since its founding in 1986.

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    Regency XV Auction Preview with Don Willis

    The Regency Auction XV will be the best of the year and offers a wide spectrum of amazing coins. Join PCGS President Don Willis as he previews the highlights of the December 17th Auction.

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

    The 1850-O double eagle is historically significant as the first double eagle produced at a branch mint. As the Type One series has become better researched, collectors have learned that the 1850-O is in fact a condition rarity which is hard to find above Extremely Fine-45.

    VIDEO: Surface Reflectivity & Contrast
    by Mike Sherman

    Ever wonder the meaning behind the designation DMPL? What about DCAM? In today’s short video, PCGS Director of Education Mike Sherman explains these PCGS surface qualifiers.


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    Last issue's winner of a PCGS Polo Shirt: Persio Paulino

    NEW IMAGES: PCGS #60454 (PR) 1863 1C J-299, BN See All >
    NEW NARRATIVES: Jaime Hernandez wrote about 1995 $1 Silver Eagle See All >
    NEW CENSUS: Condition Census for 1867 $1 See All >
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