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NGC is committed to accuracy, consistency and integrity. These principles have led NGC to become the world’s largest third-party coin grading service, with more than 45 million coins certified since it was founded in 1987

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Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)

NGC Promotes Eric Hogan to Grading Finalizer

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is pleased to announce that Eric Hogan has been promoted to Grading Finalizer. Hogan’s promotion reflects his numismatic knowledge, exceptional...

Mint Error Coin Chronicles: Partial Collars

Fascinating errors illustrate mechanical difficulties when seating blanks   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the world’s leading authority on mint errors, a popular segment...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1889-CC Morgan Dollar with Joined Halves

This counterfeit coin forgery required the joining of two coins to mimic a rare year and mintmark combination   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   NGC graders...

Jeff Garrett: When US Coins Were Minted in Georgia

The Dahlonega Mint struck numerous gold coins that can add a unique twist to your collection   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Contrary...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel - Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   Semiprooflike appearance, thick lettering, and raised lumps helped graders at NGC...
CCG to Hire Top Video Game Experts to Launch New Grading Service

CCG to Hire Top Videogame Experts to Launch New Grading Service

The Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is seeking to hire top videogame experts to lead a new division — CGC Video Games — that will...

NGC Photo Proofs – Something I’ve Never Seen Before

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   One of the aspects of numismatics that I find particularly enjoyable is reading vintage books and periodicals and, through...
Jeff Garrett: A Guide to Collecting Morgan Silver Dollars

Jeff Garrett: A Guide to Collecting Morgan Silver Dollars

The popular and abundant silver dollar makes a great addition to any collection   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   This year marks the...

Blackstone Tactical Opportunities to Acquire NGC and Certified Collectibles Group

Blackstone (NYSE:BX) announced today that funds managed by its Tactical Opportunities business have agreed to acquire a majority stake in the Certified Collectibles Group...
NGC Celebrates 50 Million Coins, Tokens and Medals Certified

NGC Celebrates 50 Million Coins, Tokens and Medals Certified

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has now certified more than 50 million coins, tokens, and medals, becoming the first third-party coin grading service to reach...
Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)

CCG Continues Hiring Push; Targets 500 Sarasota Employees by Summer’s End

Certified Collectibles Group (CCG), one of the largest private employers in the Sarasota-Manatee area, is excited to announce its goal of employing 500 people...
First Display in Nearly a Decade of Rare 1921 Roman Finish Proof Saint-Gaudens $20

First Display in Nearly a Decade of Rare 1921 Roman Finish...

The 1921 Proof Double Eagle discovered in 2006 and the recently discovered 1854-S Half Eagle will both be exhibited at the 2021 Summer FUN...

Counterfeit Coins Detection: California Fractional Gold

A few helpful tips can make sure you never get fooled by these sometimes deceptive fantasy pieces   Period Three back-dated BG-1301A listed in California Pioneer...
Jeff Garrett: The 1933 Double Eagle - The World's Most Valuable Coin?

Jeff Garrett: The World’s Most Valuable Coin

The 1933 Double Eagle reigns today, but other rarities could one day hold numismatics’ top spot   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The...
Mark Salzberg: Charles Morgan Is the Leader We Need for the ANA Board of Governors

Mark Salzberg: Charles Morgan Is the Leader We Need for the...

With a visionary perspective and commitment to creating relevance for new and younger collectors, Charles Morgan will serve the ANA well   Dear Fellow Numismatists: For more...