How do I certify a rare coin?

How do I certify a rare coin?

To get coins certified by the Professional Coin Grading Service, investors need to work through a PCGS-authorized dealer or purchase one of three levels of membership in the Professional Coin Grading Service Collector’s Club.

Where can I certify coins?

Use a service like the PCGS or NGC. The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) are third-party certification and grading services. Both of these services consistently grade, authenticate, certify, and seal (in a protective display) coins for a small fee.

How can I find out if I have a rare coin?

They usually deal in very old coins but they may be able to help you assess whether it’s worth selling your coin at auction or whether it would be valuable to collector. For this service they will usually charge a fee or take a slice of the sale money. You’ll often have to visit them in person with the coin in order for them to assess it.

Where can I get a certificate of authenticity for a coin?

You can find a listing of coin authentication services online at Coin (see Resources below). Any of these businesses will be happy (for a fee) to tell you if your coin is the real thing. A few of them offer an official certificate of authenticity if you ask for it. Buy directly from a coin mint.

Where can I go to get my coins graded?

You can do a quick search on their website to find dealers in your area. Look for a dealer who is affiliated with the PCGS or NGC. You can do a quick search on their website to find dealers in your area. This will help you to find someone who is able to send coins into these services for them to be graded.

Which is the best place to grade ancient coins?

Welcome to NGC Ancients, a branch of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation devoted to ancient coins. We identify and grade most coins struck in the Western world from the origins of coinage through c. AD 500, as well as coins of the Byzantine Empire (AD 491-1453). All other eligible World coins can be graded under NGC’s World Coin program.