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Getting Started

It’s easy to start a coin collection.  You can begin with coins that you already have on hand.  Check your pockets, wallet, desk drawers and under the sofa cushions.  Most people are surprised to discover the variety of coins hiding in their home’s...

Why Collect Coins?

There are many excellent reasons why you might want to collect coins. For starters, they tell unique stories. A coin’s design, mint mark, condition and composition can offer a glimpse into history and a better understanding of the past. Some people collect coins...

Coin Grading: Ultra Modern Coins

Grading Ultra High Grade Modern coins is much different than grading vintage and classic coins. Learn the best practices for grading these coins from PCGS Director of Education, Mike Sherman, in this short webcast. PCGS Official Site: http://www.PCGS.com PCGS...

Grading Mint State Morgan Dollars

PCGS Director of Education Mike Sherman reviews the key elements for grading Mint State 60 to 69 Morgan Dollars. These coins are plentiful, but no two are exactly alike. Learn how to identify the differences in this short video.