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When NGC was founded in 1987, it heralded the introduction of a new standard of integrity in coin grading. From the beginning NGC focused on only one objective, a standard of consistent and accurate grading.

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As NGC has grown to become the leader in third-party grading services, we have maintained a steadfast and uncompromising commitment to this standard. The knowledge, integrity and dedication of NGC’s team of numismatic professionals ensures you a level of grading consistency unparalleled among grading services. This record of consistency, built over the years, has helped to foster greater stability throughout the rare coin marketplace.

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NGC 30th Anniversary Video

6/21/2017

The video highlights some of the company’s achievements, including its international expansion

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has released a video to celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Founded in 1987, NGC has been 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 37 million coins certified.

The NGC 30th Anniversary Video highlights some of the company’s achievements, including its international expansion. NGC now grades coins full-time at its offices in the United States and China and operates Official Submission Centers in China, Germany, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore and Japan.

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Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)

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