PCGS adds 'Shop Button' feature to Set Registry website

Feature enables users to shop for coins online
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Published : 01/10/15
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The following is a press release provided by the Professional Coin Grading Service:

New PCGS Set Registry®

Feature Finds Coins Instantly For Users

            (Orlando, Florida) -- A powerful, new search tool, found exclusively within the PCGS Set Registry® (www.PCGS.com/SetRegistry), saves collectors considerable time when shopping for coins online.    

            The new "PCGS Shop Button" conveniently finds and displays nearly every PCGS coin currently offered online, whether at auction or in a fixed-price ecommerce listing. The collector can then easily click through to the listing site to research the coin further, bid on the coin, or complete the transaction.

            "Collecting is competitive, especially on the Set Registry, and searching every conceivable venue for the coin you need before someone else finds it can be time consuming and hit-or-miss.  The PCGS Shop Button is here to solve the 'searching' problem by simultaneously exploring nearly all listings for the coins you need," explained PCGS President, Don Willis.   

            Willis announced the new feature at the PCGS Set Registry luncheon on Friday, January 9, 2015, at the Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, Florida.

            "Directly from the interface of the PCGS Set Registry, this new service searches major ecommerce sites, like eBay, Amazon, and Collectors Corner, as well as top auction sites, and virtually every ecommerce coin dealer site, to return the right PCGS-graded coins back to you," Willis added.

            "The PCGS Shop Button is an incredible search tool," said PCGS Set Registry Director BJ Searls, "because it not only allows Set Registry users to easily find coins directly from the 'My Set' page, but it also provides a number of ways to filter results."

            Search results returned by the PCGS Shop Button can be narrowed by any of these parameters:

  • Search all listings, auction only, or "buy it now" only
  • Filter by a particular seller
  • Search by a minimum and maximum grade
  • Search by a minimum and maximum price
  • Search by all strikes, mint state (MS) only, proof (PR) only or Specimen (SP) only  
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