Overgrading and How It Affects Coin Values
I have written about the problem of overgrading for many years now. Over the years we have seen an ever increasing amount of coins being certified with grades that can only be described as overgraded. These coins do not disappear from the market; in fact ...
Strange currencies: coin lovers flock to Ottawa for major convention
"But looking at it today [coin collection] was like a mystery I needed to solve ... Canadian Tire money — especially a rare yellow replacement bill that's now worth $2,000. "My Dad and uncle, when we left the Canadian Tire store, I was in the back ...
Mark Ferguson Launches First Independent Monthly Price Guide Exclusively for CAC Coins
CAC Market Values has shared the following press release: Oshkosh, WI – PCGS and NCG coins that have been approved and stickered by CAC command premium prices compared with coins that lack the CAC sticker. But exactly how much more should collectors and ...
What is coin grading?
Once the grade is determined, the value of the coin can then be established. There is also an additional five criteria used when determining grade: strike, luster, attractiveness, and color. It is also during this process that it is determined whether the ...
Challenge Coins - Each one has a Story Behind it
No one outside of this company gets that unique coin. It ties them to the experience for the rest of their lives. As soldiers advance in their careers, they keep getting these little awards for their outstanding job performances. They value these coins ...
Coin auctions draw in the crowds and the money
A three-day All-India Exhibition of Coins and Currencies, organised by the Karnataka Numismatics Society, concluded here on Sunday. The increasing value of these rare coins generate is also another reason why many are turning towards numismatics.