Professional Coin Grading Service

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Professional Coin Grading Service

A company in the United States that will, for a fee, certify whether or not a coin is authentic or counterfeit. It also appraises the value of coins. The PCGS is used most commonly by numismatists.
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1792 Half Disme (an early spelling of "dime") (Judd-7, Pollock-7 variety) PCGS Secure Specimen 67, $1,292,500 (Heritage Auctions).
One can see exactly how much reputation is worth in the price differentials between PCGS or NGC and everyone else (Wolinsky 1983).
The famous coin was recently submitted to PCGS by Heritage Auctions (www.
It was among a group of 33 coins recently submitted by a PCGS Collectors Club member in Tokyo.
It's been a pleasure for PCGS to play a small part in the creation of this unsurpassable set.
The grading system used by PCGS and NGC is based on a 70 point scale, 70 representing a flawless coin.
The new PCGS European Submission Center is conveniently located in the La Bourse-Richelieu Drouot area of Paris.
Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the finest-certified example in PCGS Proof-69 for sale at public auction.
For several years we've been increasing our focus on Europe and Asia with participation at major numismatic events and agreements with government mints," said Don Willis, President of PCGS.
The PCGS Secure Plus process uses laser scanning to help detect coins that have been artificially enhanced since their last certification and can also be used to help identify stolen coins.
In addition, the Polish Mint will serve as the exclusive submission center for Eastern European collectors and dealers to submit their modern and vintage coins for authentication and grading by PCGS.
Don Willis has more than 30 years of executive experience in growing corporate businesses and for the last six years has successfully built a business in buying and selling rare coins," said David Hall, PCGS Founder and President of Collectors Universe.