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Price Guide app review: learn the retail value of coins



Whether you are a seasoned coin-collector or you are simply interested in knowing the value of coins minted within the U.S., Price Guide is an app that is sure to help you figure out the retail price of more than 15,000 coins of 10 denominations.

This highly-organized app is available in the Reference section of the App Store, where it can be downloaded completely free of charge.

Let’s take a look at the features of this app.

PCGS Price Guide


Lists Over 150,000 Prices

The official PCGS Price Guide takes up 32.8 MB of space on your iOS device, and it functions very smoothly, responding quickly to the user’s input. Coins are organized by denomination, type, and then the date or mintmark.

More than 150,000 prices are listed in the app, including those for Commemorative coins, Bullion coins, Colonials, Territorial Gold Coins, and Proof and Mint sets.

View by coin types
View by coin types

eBay Integration & Customization Options

This app has a very simple and straightforward user interface which allows for easy searching and makes this a really handy reference guide. eBay integration allows users to purchase any of the listed coins from within the app, or check for other competitive pricing.

Users can also choose to receive updates on the pricing with options to switch off updates when not connected to a WiFi network, and the ability to customize how frequently updates are received, ranging from one to 14 days.

Comprehensive overview
Comprehensive overview

PCGS Price Guide


Pros & Cons


  • The official PCGS Price Guide provides you with the values for more than 15,000 coins
  • Organized by denomination, type, and then date/mintmark
  • Check the value of almost any coin minted within the U.S.
  • More than 150,000 prices are listed
  • Commemorative, Bullion, Territorial Gold Coins, Proof and Mint sets, and Colonials are also included
  • eBay integration allows you to purchase any of the coins listed
  • Simple user interface makes this a very handy reference guide
  • Background updating available across the board or over WiFi only
  • Choose how often you'd like to receive updates


  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Receive updates to your preferences
Receive updates to your preferences

Final Words

Price Guide is a great PCGS app that will provide coin enthusiasts with all the information they need regarding the retail value of coins, and is a must have on the iPhone or iPad of anyone who is in need of such a utility. Highly recommended.


PCGS Price Guide

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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.