NGC to Grade Coins On-site in Munich

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February 22, 2018 – NGC International GmbH (NGC GmbH), the German affiliate of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), will offer on-site NGC coin grading services for the first time in Munich, Germany, in February. The on-site grading event will be held from February 27 to March 3, 2018.

The Munich team of NGC is delighted to expect your visit. Photo: KW.

Some of the numismatic world’s top authenticators and graders — including NGC Chairman & Finalizer Mark Salzberg and NGC Vice President & Finalizer Ken Krah — will be present for this event. Mark and Ken each have more than 30 years of experience in professional numismatics.

Coins will be accepted by NGC International GmbH (NGC GmbH), a wholly owned subsidiary of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation International, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of NGC. Founded in 1987, NGC is the world’s leading and largest third-party coin grading service with nearly 40 million coins certified.

NGC authenticates coins, grades them according to an internationally recognized scale of 1 to 70, and encapsulates them in its proprietary holders designed for security and long-term preservation. Coins certified by NGC are backed by the NGC Guarantee, which provides recourse in the rare event that NGC certifies a not genuine coin or overgrades a coin.

On-site grading in Munich provides European collectors and dealers with significantly faster turnaround times. As an added benefit, no additional fees will be charged for the faster turnaround times.

All vintage and modern coins are eligible for this event. This includes CrossOver submissions, coins that require Double Thick Holders (up to 9mm in thickness) and coins that require NGC Oversize Holders (up to 101.5mm in diameter and 25mm in thickness). Note: Ancient coins and coins requiring NCS conservation cannot be accepted for on-site grading, but they can be shipped to NGC’s US headquarters for grading.

Note: A new version of the NGC Europe Submission Form MUST be completed to submit coins for this on-site grading event. If you do not have a copy of the new form, please contact NGC International GmbH at (+49) 89 255 47 545 or The form will also be available online at starting February 1, 2018.

To submit coins for NGC on-site grading in Munich: 

  • Mail your submission to the Munich office in advance of this event between February 5 and March 2. Be sure to include the new NGC Europe Submission form (in euros), available February 1, 2018, which can be found on the NGC website. 
  • Make an appointment to drop off your submission weekdays at the NGC European Submission Center at Maximiliansplatz, starting on February 5. Submissions must be made on or before March 2.
  • Drop off your submission to NGC’s location at Booth C1 at the Numismata Munich before 12:00 on Saturday, March 3. Submissions for on-site grading may be cut-off earlier, depending on demand.

NGC has witnessed growing demand for its expert and impartial grading services in Europe in recent years. To meet this demand, NGC will expand and enhance its services in Europe, where it expects to offer on-site grading on a quarterly basis.

The NGC grading fees can be found here. 

This link takes you to our article about the new Munich office.