I just pulled the Jan 17th CDN out of the mail and read the "Coin Dealer
Newsletter Certified Coin Market Indicator. They list 6 certification
companies, PCGS, NGC, ANACS, PCI, NCI and INS. They show a weekly comparision
of certified coin bid levels, relative to CDN sight-seen bid levels (as 100%)
taken from 10 US Coin Series.
They range from a high average of 85.34% for PCGS to a low of 35.59% for INS
No where is there any comparison to ACG, no where. In other areas, you can
find a raw bid price for circulated rolls of undated Buffalo Nickels, bid $5.00
ask $5.50 or a raw 2000P Unc Brass Buck at $1.10 bid and $1.20 ask.
But no where, absolutely NO where is there even the mention of ACG.
What would a discerning collector draw from such a blatant omission??
Here is a poser, strictly for discussion purposes..........Remember this is a
demonstration not a contest.
Is the absence of any one certification firm or service from the from the best
known and recognized pricing souce bode well for it's ultimate acceptance as a
How long has it been since you've had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand
Chili?? Has it been since you learned how to make chili from scratch?
Are you a chili purist or do you use stuff like onion or tomato in your
chili.....or even (ugh) beans?
PORCOS NON ABLOCAMUS, y'all