PCGS Founders Roundtable: Analyzing the Past, Present and Future of Numismatics

The founders of Professional Coin Grading Service discuss their company and the hobby as a whole with Steve Roach
By Coin World
Published : 09/12/16
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During the June Long Beach Expo, the co-founders of PCGS sat down with Steve Roach to talk about the creation of PCGS, the evolution of the numismatic grading landscape and the future of the hobby.

This is the full video which runs approximately one hour. Please see parts 1, 2 and 3 below for easier viewing.

Part 1

In Part 1 of this series, the co-founders of PCGS discuss everything from the first coin they graded to the birth of third party grading services. Learn how PCGS helped create a level playing field for all numismatists.

Part 2

In Part 2 of the series, the co-founders of PCGS discuss how they became experts at grading certain types of coins, how to spot counterfeit items and whether or not proofs exist for 1907 Saint-Gaudens high relief gold.

Part 3

In Part 3 of the series, the co-founders of PCGS discuss possible changes in the grading scale, who got them started in the hobby and how they see technology affecting the evolution of numismatics.

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