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  Volume 13, Issue 4 4/14  
 
NGC News
NGC Grades 30 Millionth Coin
Over the last four years, NGC has graded more than 10 million coins, and in the process, became the first certification service to break the 20-, 25- and 30-million-coins-graded barriers.
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NGC Certifies 1838 Gobrecht Hub Reduction
The newly NGC-certified 1838 Gobrecht hub reduction represents a transitional state between sculpted model and finished hub.
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NGC Encapsulates National Numismatic Collection
By Smithsonian National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian Institution has again enlisted NGC to preserve the National Numismatic Collection. NGC previously encapsulated the collection's top 200 US coins, and has now been commissioned to encapsulate 100 international coins.
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NGC Registry News
By Collectors Society
Spring has arrived and it's brought many new things to the NGC Registry.
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NGC Introduction to Grading Class at Central States
By Collectors Society
NGC will be offering its popular Introduction to Grading class at the Central States Convention. The class will be hosted on April 26, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Register today!
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NGC Accepting Submissions at Central States Convention
Submit your coins at the NGC booth during the Central States Convention in Schaumburg, IL.
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NGC Instructors at ANA Summer Seminar
NGC numismatists will present several courses at this year’s ANA Summer Seminar. Courses include grading- and collecting-focused topics.
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NGC Ancients: Dimitriadis Collection of Roman Gold Coins
The NGC-certified Dimitriadis Collection features some extremely rare Roman gold coins, including several finest known examples struck circa 100 B.C.–500 A.D.
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Counterfeit Detection: 1872 Seated Liberty Dollar
By Max Spiegel, NGC
Rough texture and minuscule raised dots within the recesses are clues that this 1872 Seated Liberty Dollar is a counterfeit.
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USA Coin Album: Top 10 Things to Look for at a Coin Show — Revisited
By David W. Lange, NGC Research Director
A little over 20 years ago, my column in The Numismatist took a whimsical look at 10 sights most likely to be witnessed at a typical midsize or large coin show — but the hobby has changed quite a bit since that time. I thought it would be interesting to see how much of what I wrote then is still relevant, so let’s go to the coin show …
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World Coins: Counterfeit China East Hopei 1937 Chiao
By Jay Turner, NGC Finalizer
Repeating contact marks are a clue that this China East Hopei 1937 Chiao is counterfeit.
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From the NGC Archives: 1863 Silver 3-cent Piece
Following its introduction in 1851, the silver three-cent piece underwent modifications in 1854 and again in 1859.
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Chinese Coins: Panda Medals or Panda Coins?
By Peter Anthony
The China Mint insists that Pandas are coins, and most collectors accept that — but the acknowledgement is not universal.
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Conservation Showcase: Mexico 1809Mo 8 Real
Residue indicative of burial in soil was carefully removed from this historical coin.
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M.L. Moser Collection Offered at Central States
The M.L. Moser Collection, one of the finest groupings of Morgan Dollars ever assembled, will be presented for sale by Heritage Auctions, April 23–27.
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South African Coins to Be Auctioned by Dix Noonan Webb
The Robert Bakewell Collection of South African coins, which covers the years 1892–2012, contains many extremely rare coins of unparalleled quality.
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Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Auction Sees Impressive Prices Realized
The April 2014 Hong Kong Showcase Auction fetched more than $7 million by the end of the event.
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