Review – CoinSnap Makes Coin Photos & Cataloging Easy For Everyone

CoinSnap User Interface

It will come as no surprise to seasoned coin collectors that having photographs and details on each coin in their collection is important. Not only is important from a “knowing what you have” perspective, it is also important for insurance purposes should you ever need to make a claim for a loss. I’ve shared previously a quick an easy way to get images using a scanner. While not ideal, it does do the trick. However, …

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Review – NGC Photo Vision Service

NGC Photo Vision Dual Image

Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is no mystery to collectors. The Sarasota, Florida company has been offering its grading services for over 35 years to the Numismatic community and can grade virtually any coin, big or small, in the world. In addition to its grading service, the company offers a wide range of add-on services like special labels and designations, scratch resistant holders, and imaging services. One of those imaging services is Photo Vision. You can …

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Review – 7th Edition of Grading Standards for United States Coins

Grading Standards for United States Coins 7th Edition

When it comes to coin grading, there are few books that hold the stature of The Official American Numismatic Association Grading Standards for United States Coins. This year, the 7th edition of this grading tool was published, bringing welcome improvements to the already outstanding grading guide. Editing by Numismatics stalwart Kenneth Bressett and with narrative from Q. David Bowers, the book not only provides you a wealth of information about grading your coins, but also …

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