PCGS Newsletter
May 17, 2016
In this issue:
  New World Hoard — An Important Discovery
  Difficult to Grade Coins — Three Cent Silver Pieces
  Non-Cameo, Cameo and Deep Cameo Coins
  Survey: Which of these recently discovered hoards is the most historically significant?
New World Hoard — An Important Discovery
by BJ Searls

Set Registry Director BJ Searls tells the unlikely tale of a historic hoard finally making its way to the New World after a 300-year journey. The coins were discovered under floorboards in a small shop in England and will be displayed during the Long Beach Expo.

1883 Morgan Dollar PCGS MS66+ DMPL

This piece is the FINEST 1883 DMPL that exists! This is not a marginal coin. In fact, it is closer to a MS67 than to 66. If you collect the finest and love real and intense black and white DMPL’s (deep mirror proof like coins), then this coin is for you. View the best PCGS-graded coins offered on the market.

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Difficult to Grade Coins —Three Cent Silver Pieces
by Mike Sherman

Numismatic Expert Mike Sherman’s latest installment of “Difficult to Grade Coins” delves into the inherent issues of Three Cent Pieces. Mostly struck in silver, these diminutive coins are commonly marked by weak strikes and die clashing.

Legend Rare Coin Auction Featuring Quintuple Stella

Excitement is building in New Orleans during the final bidding days for Legend Auctions’ Regency Auction XVII. The original and restrike 1827/3 quarter from the famous James A. Stack collection and the extremely rare 1879 Pattern $20 Judd-1643, known as a “Quintuple Stella,” are set to hit the auction block.

Non-Cameo, Cameo and Deep Cameo Coins
by Jaime Hernandez

PCGS Price Guide Editor Jaime Hernandez discusses a couple of his favorite coin appearances, Cameo and Deep Cameo, and how to determine their rarity on PCGSCoinfacts.com.

1933 Indian $10 PCGS-graded MS-66

An important collection of U.S. gold coins from a prominent Midwestern family is offered by auction from Ira & Larry Goldberg Auctioneers prior to the Long Beach Coin show, June 5-6, 2016. An amazing group of gold coins, like this 1933 Indian $10 PCGS-graded MS-66, are offered.

VIDEO: Q. David Bowers Previews the Upcoming D. Brent Pogue Collection Part IV, Auction Closes Next Week.

Preview of some of the top coins in the fourth auction in this series offered by Stack’s Bowers, in association with Sotheby’s New York. Highlights include the finest known 1804 silver dollar and the rare and legendary 1822 half eagle. Never before in auction history have these two rarities appeared together.

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Which of these recently discovered hoards is the most historically significant?
  • New World Hoard
  • Saddle Ridge Hoard
  • Hackney Double Eagles
  • Le Catillon ll Hoard
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Last issue's winner of a PCGS Polo Shirt: Stuart Burnett

NEW IMAGES: PCGS #40036 (MS) 1798 $1 B-29 BB-119
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NEW NARRATIVES: Ron Guth wrote about 1882 25C J-1698, DC
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NEW CENSUS: Condition Census for 1811 $5 Tall 5
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