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NGC-certified Coins from the SINCONA British Collection Realize $5.8 Million

With a highly prized ""Una and the Lion"" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) realized CHF 5.8 million (about $5.8 million).


NGC Honors 'Coinage Congressman' Mike Castle with New Congressional Series Label

Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) is proud to announce an exciting new Authentic Hand-Signed label that recognizes the contributions to numismatics made by the Honorable Mike Castle, who served nine terms as a member of the US House of Representatives.


Spectacular NGC-certified Chinese Silver Coins Offered in Taisei Auction

Several seldom-seen and highly valuable vintage Chinese coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) are being offered in a sale presented by Taisei Coins and The Royal Mint.

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NGC Now Grading London City View Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) is now receiving submissions of The Royal Mint's City View Coinage, which debuts with the City of London.


High-grade Gold Eagle Certified by NGC Realizes Over $800,000

A high-grade Indian Head Eagle certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) realized $840,000 in Stack's Bowers' Spring 2022 Auction on April 5, 2022.


Very Rare NGC-certified Henry VII Sovereign Offered in Taisei Auction

An extremely rare Type 2 Henry VII Sovereign hand-struck in gold more than 500 years ago and now certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) is being offered in an auction presented by Taisei Coins and the Royal Mint.


NGC Announces Exclusive Partnership and Special Label for the 2022 Purple Heart Commemorative Coins

One of the oldest and most highly regarded US military honors — the Purple Heart — is being recognized with the release of the 2022 Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin program from the US Mint.


NGC, NCS, PMG and CGC Appoint The Bolaffi Auction Group an Official Submission Center in Italy and Spain

Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) and Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) have appointed The Bolaffi Auction Group, a leading numismatics firm in Europe, as an Official Submission Center in Italy and Spain.


NGC Presents the Last Great Mystery of the SS Central America Shipwreck

For more than 130 years, treasure hunters dreamed of discovering the wreck of the SS Central America, which quickly became known as the ""Ship of Gold."" When the wreck was finally discovered in the late 1980s, the process of retrieving its treasure began.


PMG Celebrates Surpassing Another Milestone: 7 Million Notes Certified!

Paper Money Guaranty ® (PMG®) is excited to announce a major milestone: 7 million banknotes certified. With this achievement, PMG maintains the title of being the largest and leading third-party certification service for collectible paper money worldwide.


CCG To Hire World-Class Stamp Experts

The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) is hiring world-class stamp experts to expand its stamp authentication and grading services in the US.


CCG Announces $15 Hourly Minimum Wage & Bonuses

Effective January 17, 2022, the Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®), one of the largest private employers in the Sarasota-Manatee area, is instituting a $15 per hour minimum wage for all entry-level employees, including full-time employees, part-time employees and interns.


CCG Soared to New Heights in 2021

Is 2021 the year that everyone became a collector? Never in the history of collectibles has there been such interest, and the enthusiasm for collecting continues to grow.


NGC-certified McCloskey Collection Featured in Heritage Auctions' FUN Show Sale

Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) is proud to have certified more than 1,000 coins from the prestigious collection of John W. McCloskey, a renowned numismatic researcher. Heritage Auctions is offering these coins in two sales in early 2022, including the FUN US Coins Signature Auction , where 136 NGC-certified highlights of the collection will be offered on January 7.


NGC-certified Vintage Chinese Coin Sells for Record $2.16 Million

A vintage Chinese coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) just sold for $2.16 million, setting a world record for an NGC-certified Chinese coin.


NGC-certified Chinese Pattern Coin Realizes $780,000 in Stack's Bowers Sale

An extremely rare Chinese pattern certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ was the top coin from China's Republic Era in the December 2021 Hong Kong Collectors Choice Online Auction.


NGC-certified Russian Coin Realizes Over $500,000 in SINCONA Sale

A Russian coin led a group of 10 rarities certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) that each realized prices over $100,000 in a pair of sales held by renowned Swiss auction house SINCONA. Auction 71 and Auction 73 were held November 21-23, 2021.


NGC-certified 'Una and the Lion' Helps Collection of English Rarities Realize $8.9 Million

With an ""Una and the Lion"" leading the way, a stunning collection of hundreds of rare English coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) realized CHF 8.3 million (about $8.9 million) in a sale by renowned Swiss auction house SINCONA. Impressively, the 424 lots averaged about CHF 19,600 (about $21,000) each in the SINCONA Auction 72: SINCONA British Collection Part 1 sale , which concluded on November 21, 2021.


Finest Known 'NE' Massachusetts Shilling, Recently Discovered and Certified by NGC, Offered by Morton & Eden

The finest known 'NE' Massachusetts Shilling, which was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®), is part of a Morton & Eden sale this month. Incredibly, the shilling and other early American rarities — including two 1776 Continental Dollars — were recently discovered in a sweet tin in the United Kingdom.


'Una and the Lion' Leads NGC-certified SINCONA British Collection

More than 500 rare English coins certified by NGC are being offered this month by SINCONA including gold rarities spanning 600 years of history, including an example of the beloved ""Una and the Lion,"" a coin issued to celebrate the young Queen Victoria.


NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal with David J. Ryder, Two-time Director of the US Mint

Ryder was the 34th and 39th Director of the US Mint and brought many exciting modern coins to the marketplace, greatly enhancing the tradition of US numismatics with his leadership.


NGC-certified Edward VIII Gold 5 Sovereign Realizes $2.45 Million, a New Record for a British Coin at Auction

An extremely rare Edward VIII Pattern Gold 5 Sovereign certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) has realized €2.11 million (about $2.45 million), again setting a record for any British coin sold at auction. It was the top lot in an impressive sale presented by MDC Monaco that saw 22 other NGC-certified numismatic rarities realize prices over $100,000.


Edward VIII Pattern Leads Extraordinary Group of NGC-certified Rare Coins in MDC Monaco Sale

A King Edward VIII gold pattern that was certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) and set a record earlier this year for most expensive British coin sold at auction is the centerpiece of an extraordinary group of coins presented by MDC Monaco.


Rediscovered English Gold Coins from the Horace Hird Collection Certified by NGC and Offered in Upcoming Spink Auction

Experts believed that Hird's entire collection had been sold or gifted prior to his death in 1973, but these exquisite coins were recently rediscovered by his family. The sale of these ""forgotten"" coins provides collectors with a rare opportunity to acquire extraordinary pieces, many of which are the only known example in private hands.


Historic Hong Kong Banknote Certified by PMG Realizes Over $200,000

The historic banknote raced past its pre-auction estimate to realize an astounding £161,200, or about $220,000 USD.


Finest-graded Una and the Lion, Certified by NGC, Realizes a Record $1.44 Million

A Great Britain 1839 ""Una and the Lion"" 5 Sovereign certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized a record $1.44 million at a Heritage Auctions sale.


CCG Hires Top Video Game Expert to Lead CGC Video Games, a New Video Game Grading Service

Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) is excited to announce that Matt McClellan, one of the country's top video game experts, has been hired to build and lead the CGC Video Games grading team.


NGC and Employees Take Home Numerous Awards at ANA World's Fair of Money

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is honored that its team members received 10 important accolades in August in recognition of their numismatic excellence.


NGC-certified 1921 Double Eagle Realizes Over $2 Million

The coveted coin was one of many certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) to realize incredible results in a Heritage Auctions sale on August 18, 2021.


PMG-Certified Canadian Banknote Rarity Realized Over $400,000 at Canadian Numismatic Company Auction

The rare 1911 $500 shows Mary, the wife of King George V, who was Queen from 1911 to 1936.

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