Checking That Change: The CFA Interview

“Checking That Change: The CFA Interview” by Jack Topping. [14 July 2019] “And as always, keep checking that change!” shouted the Coins for Amateurs family, donning pirate costumes for “Talk Like a Pirate Day” as they ended their September 19, 2018 livestream. Another successful coin roll hunt, looking for all kinds of nickel varieties, errors, […]

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Numismatic Careers: A Chat with NGC

“Numismatic Careers: A Chat with NGC” by Jack Topping. [29 December 2017] In 1987, a company called the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (“NGC”) was formed in order to provide a specific service to the numismatic community: an honest, trusted third party coin authentication and grading service. Although not the oldest third party group, established 15 years […]

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An Inside Look at Newman Part IX

“An Inside Look at Newman Part IX” by Jack Topping. [20 October 2017] On October 11th, 2017, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced that the certification of more than 400 coins was complete in preparation for Part IX of the Eric P. Newman collection auction on November 1-3, 2017. This remarkable collection, including Colonial American […]

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