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NGC Discovers Doubled Die Obverse 1984-W Olympics $10 Gold Commemorative
The Mint State 1984-W Olympic $10 Gold Commemorative exists in two distinct finishes, a flat matte-like surface and a prooflike satin surface with subtle cameo contrast. While researching these different characteristics, Dave Camire, President of NCS and error coin expert, noticed distinct doubling on the obverse of a prooflike example.
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"Reeding" Damage On Error Coins
This month we will look at "reeding damage" which is a very unusual form of damage. It is unusual in two ways.
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The 1999 Delaware Quarter
By Jay Turner, NGC Grader and Attributor
Modern coin collectors should acknowledge that the Delaware Quarter is not only a coin. It is also a commemorative, the first issue in a series, and something that sparked many to pursue coin collecting and numismatics.
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The San Francisco Mint Coins of 1931, Part One
By David W. Lange, NGC Research Director
Every coin collector dreams of having a time machine at one time or another. Where would you go?
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NGC Authentication of First Strikes Coinage
Collectors have always sought out coins of special significance, and one way that a coin can be distinguished from another is by the date that it was struck. Included in this category are coins of early or first release. A general term for these coins is first strikes.
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NGC On-site Grading at Baltimore
NGC will offer On-site Grading and Encapsulating at the Suburban Washington/Baltimore Show March 16-17. In addition to the $100 and $65 on-site show services normally offered, NGC will also have a $50 on-site Gold Special. NGC will be at tables 1304-1307. Please read below for complete details:
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Diversification Expands Profits
Granted, it is nice that millionaires have lots of money to spend on rare coins. It is important that expensive rarities continue to sell because it fuels interest in the rest of the market. The trickle-down theory has always played an important role in numismatics. Yet, what is more important, in our opinion, is...
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