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I am new to collecting modern U.S. coins and want to know which price guide, e.g., NGC, PCGS, COINWORLD, etc. is the most reliable for pricing coins.


  • Jzyskowski1Jzyskowski1 Posts: 6,651 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Welcome. The 3 you mentioned are good. Also eBay sold price. Several available by google.
    We’ll try to answer questions. You will be able to post pictures in a couple days so hopefully we can help

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  • Thank you very much!

  • cladkingcladking Posts: 28,124 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Do you want to price moderns?

    Tempus fugit.
  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @byellin1 .... Welcome aboard.... Advice above is solid, then post pictures of specific coins and we will be happy to help you. Cheers, RickO

  • Batman23Batman23 Posts: 4,991 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Remember that price guides are just a guide. There are numerous factors specific to each coin that determine actual price. In the guides most prices are realistic "retail" value. And sometimes I wish I could buy a coin for what is listed in the guide. If a coin I want has much value to it I like to look at auction archives and get a feel for the price trend and bid based on that.

  • nencoinnencoin Posts: 1,213 ✭✭✭✭

    +1 on eBay sold items, byellin1. But as with all price guides, still use this method with caution. I would give more credence to coins that sold in true auction format (multiple bidders) versus a Buy It Now sale.

  • joeykoinsjoeykoins Posts: 14,594 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 15, 2022 11:22PM

    Welcome To The Forum!
    Very good your inquisitive concerning the utmost accurate prices you can seek. Like mentioned above, don't take ANY price guides as Gospel. They are just to provide you a ballpark figure on your coins.
    Glad to see you're interested and concerned on the prices now. Before you just let go of your coins at someone else's
    prices. Meaning, what your coin or coins should be worth, instead of someone falsely giving you a price that is just not fair. The recent Redbook or Coinworld magazines also may give you a close price
    range on your particular coin.
    Good Luck.
    Like someone said, just post any questions here. We probably could even give you a more accurate price?
    Don't be a stranger, post often and MOST of all,

    Have FUN!

    Joey ;)

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