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ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

The American Numismatic Association has given their annual awards to members honoring their service and dedication to numismatics. Here is a complete list of the awardees who were acknowledged at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money in 2021.

NGC Certified 50 Million Coins, Tokens and Medals

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation has certified 50 million coins, tokens and medals since its founding in 1987. In celebration of this number, NGC showcases 50 numismatic top collectibles: CoinsWeekly presents five of them.

Investment Company Blackstone Acquired Certified Collectibles Group

The investment company Blackstone has bought a majority stake in Certified Collectibles Group. Blackstone is expecting to make huge returns in the booming collectibles market. However, collectibles as a lucrative investment field is a double-edged sword.

CCG Hires New Senior Grading Finalizer – And No End

Keith Moon, one of the top coin graders in the US returns to NGC as Senior Grading Finalizer while CCG continues their hiring push. The grading company’s target is 500 Sarasota employees by summer’s end 2021.

Andrew Salzberg Is New CCG Executive Vice President

CCG has hired Andrew Salzberg as Executive Vice President. He comes to CCG from Asset Marketing Services, a well-known company in the US and China selling precious metal coins to collectors.

Why did a Constantine Rouble Realize $2.64 Million?

A pattern Rouble 1825 on behalf of the designated tsar Constantine realized astonishing $2.64 million. Thus it has become the most expensive world coin sold in a Stack’s Bowers auction. What makes this particular coin so special?

The Certified Collectibles Group Expands Sarasota Footprint

The Certified Collectibles Group has increased its Sarasota footprint to 82,000 square feet. This has proved necessary as the company has been hiring at a rapid pace. The collectors’ market is booming and thus demand for certification services.

Certified Collectibles Group Will Expand into the World of Trading Cards

Certified Collectibles Group will launch a new company in February: Certified Sports Guaranty will be specialized in the field of sports card. CCG thus enters the highly competitive market of sports cards.

“Una and the Lion” Sets Another Record

In May 2020 a 1839 “Una and the Lion” five pound coin set a record price realising 855,000 euros. In October this was surpassed by a result of 984,000 euros for another coin of the same type.

CCG Announces Two High-Level Promotions

Certified Collectibles Group announced the promotions of Michael Browne to Chief Operating Officer and Max Spiegel to President. Read on to find out more about them.