EXPERIENCE: NGC graders are highly trained, experienced professionals and frequent authors of cutting-edge numismatic research. A single coin is examined by multiple professional graders, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
DIAGNOSTICS: Graders consult our database of millions of genuine and counterfeit coin images, including highly detailed diagnostic images.
REFERENCE: Our comprehensive research library provides NGC graders with the most relevant reference materials. They also consult with experts worldwide.
TECHNOLOGY: X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy, along with specific gravity and microscopic evaluations, help to determine surface compositions and minting techniques.
The Elements of Expert Coin Grading Behind every NGC grade is a highly sophisticated, time-tested process. Thanks to our industry-leading expertise, more than 46 million coins — including many of the world’s greatest — have been entrusted to NGC.
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Mark Salzberg, ANA LM 3127 | Steve Eichenbaum, ANA LM 5735 | Rick Montgomery, ANA 1216123