JULY 9, 2019:
•  What is Siege Coinage?
•  Great Coin Collectors Pt II: Thomas Cleneay
•  You’ll Like This PCGS Announcement About Prooflike
•  Pop Quiz: According to the featured video, what percentage of wear comprises a circulated coins' grade?
Past Pop Quiz Winner: Brian Merlis
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What is Siege Coinage?
Dylan Dominguez

Issued during times of crisis in the 16th and 17th century, siege coinage was used as a replacement to pay soldiers for their service. The two wars discussed in this article produced some unique examples.


1909 1C PCGS PR67RD

The 1909 1C has a full matte surface that is clean and smooth. Both sides have a nice red color with the reverse showing a tiny shade of violet toning. Lincoln and the details are sharply struck. If you are looking for a coin with tremendous eye appeal, this coin is a must buy. Buy this and other quality coins today.

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Great Coin Collectors Pt II: Thomas Cleneay
Ron Guth

Rob Guth spotlights the incredible holdings of Thomas Cleneay, one of the first serious U.S. numismatists who built a legendary collection in the mid-19th century.


Looking to Build Your Set Registry Collection?

Building your Registry Set or just wanting a special coin? The finest selection of quality PCGS-graded coins can be found from U.S. Coins such as the 1902 Liberty Head Eagle PCGS PR66+, 1935-S Buffalo Nickel, and more.

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You’ll Like This PCGS Announcement About Prooflike

Now, all qualifying mint state U.S. and world coins, tokens, and medals can be PCGS-certified as PL.

Coin Grading 101: How to Grade Circulated Coins

Join PCGS Director of Numismatics Mike Sherman as he provides collectors with insight on grading circulated coins. In about 10 minutes, Mike explains the factors that contribute most to a circulated coin's grade.


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