Why Use Third-party Certification for Your Collectible Notes?


29 August 2021
In this special Festival of Coins webinar, Colin Blyth, PMG Senior Numismatist, explains the benefits of third-party certification and the services and benefits of PMG.

Matt Hill, editor of Coin Collector magazine introduces Colin Blyth, PMG Senior Numismatist, before Colin's presentation and a closing Q&A session. 

PMG provides expert and impartial certification, grading and encapsulation services for collectible paper money backed by a comprehensive guarantee. Blyth has a Master's of Business Administration from Queen's University in Canada and has been a paper money collector for more than 20 years.

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

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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.