Why Use Third-party Certification for Your Collectible Coins, Tokens and Medals?


01 August 2021
David Camire, NGC Grader Finalizer and NCS President explains third-party certification and the services and benefits of NGC and NCS. 

Matt Hill, editor of Coin Collector magazine introduces David Camire, NGC Grader Finalizer and NCS President, before David's presentation and a closing Q&A session.

NGC provides expert and impartial certification, grading and encapsulation services for collectible coins, tokens and medals backed by a comprehensive guarantee. NCS provides conservation services for coins, tokens and medals. 

The webinar presentation was made via video from PMG's world headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

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About the NGC Registry

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) created the NGC Registry in 2001 to provide a comprehensive, online platform where coin collectors can organize and display their collections and earn prizes and recognition. Today, the NGC Registry has more than 1.1 million coins registered in more than 130,000 sets by more than 15,000 members from around the world.

Participating in the NGC Registry is free and easy, and thousands of dollars in prizes are awarded annually to the best sets. Learn more at NGCcoin.com/Registry or read an in-depth article on the collecting tool.

Discover more about Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in the Festival Partners pages

NGC is a leading third-party coin authentication, grading and encapsulation service with more than 47 million coins certified. Founded in 1987, NGC backs each graded coin with the comprehensive NGC Guarantee of grade and authenticity. NGC's reputation has been built on providing the high level of confidence and trust its customers expect.

NCS is the world’s first professional coin conservation service and has conserved more than 1 million coins since it was established in 2001. NCS conservation removes harmful surface contaminants, stabilizes a coin’s surfaces and improves a coin’s eye appeal.

PMG was founded in 2005 as a fully independent third-party paper money grading service. Today, PMG is the world’s largest third-party paper money grading service, with nearly 5.5 million notes certified. Each note that PMG grades is backed by its comprehensive, PMG guarantee of grade and authenticity.