September 5, 2017:
•  "Back of the Book" Offers Many Interesting Collecting Alternatives
•  Off-Metal Coins: Departures From the Norm
•  Declared Values
•  What is your favorite "Back of the Book" series to collect?
"Back of the Book" Offers Many Interesting Collecting Alternatives
Mike Sherman

With stamp collecting, many collectors opt to target "Back of the Book" series – stamps that exist apart from main series, and with a narrower scope – rather than tackle massive regular issues. The same can be said for coins. Take a look at various coin series that can be considered "Back of the Book."


1906 10C PCGS PR65 CAM

This is a stunning, very high-end piece with a super deep mirror surface. When you twirl the coin, you see that rolling, "watery" look. At today’s prices, how can you not build a set? See this and other impressive coins.

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Off-Metal Coins: Departures From the Norm
Ron Guth

Off-metal coins are those struck using a metal alloy different from the originally intended one, and they happen much more frequently than you’d think. Here’s a look at some off-metal varieties.

Declared Values
Nichole Schembre

The PCGS Submission form can be somewhat intimidating to a first-time submitter, with many sections to complete. But, these details are vital to ensuring the correct processing and handling of your coin(s). These tips from a Customer Service Representative will guide you through the process.


Regency Auction XXIII to Feature Crow River Collection

This 1930-S Indian $10 PCGS MS65+ is only one of many high quality lots offered in Legend Auctions’ Regency XXIII on October 26.

David Hall Previews the September 2017 Long Beach Expo

It’s time for the last Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectible Expo (September 7-8-9, 2017) of the year, and as usual, the show is filled with fun for everyone. The three-day event will feature coin giveaways, the latest offerings and unveiling of a new 5 ounce silver coin from the United States Mint, and the display of two award-winning world coin sets.


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What is your favorite “Back of the Book” series to collect?
  • Colonials
  • Commemoratives
  • Patterns
  • Territorials
  • Tokens
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Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Show
September 7-9 | Long Beach, CA

PCGS Members Only Show
September 27-30 | Las Vegas, NV

Public Friday
October 13 | Santa Ana, CA

PCGS Members Only Show
October 25-28 | Philadelphia, PA

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Survey winner is Jonathan Stromberg. See survey page for details!
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