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David W. Lange (1958–2023)

David Lange was one of the world’s leading experts on US coins and author of numerous books on this subject. For over 25 years he had been a Research Director at NGC. He passed away on January 16, 2023.

NGCX – A 10-Point Grading Scale for Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Company introduced NGCX, the first 10-point grading scale for coins. The new 10-point grading scale will supplement the 70-point Sheldon scale, which will continue to be used by NGC.

35 Years of Certification Through Numismatic Guaranty Company

In 2022, Numismatic Guaranty Company celebrates its 35th anniversary. Since 1987 NGC has certified and encapsulated over 55 million coins, medals and tokens. Today this service is much requested all over the globe.

The Last Gold Coins From the SS Central America

In 1857, the SS Central America sunk with her cargo: 9 tonnes of California gold coins. Only in the 1980s the shipwreck was rediscovered. Now the last 20 Dollar gold coins have been certified.

2021 Was A Record Year For Certification Expert CCG

For the companies of Certified Collectibles Group 2021 was a record year. CCG certified over 9 million collectibles in 2021 from coins to banknotes, stamps, and sports cards.

Heritage Auctions, HK-Hong Kong

NGC announced that the “Mukden Tiger” certified by this grading institute was sold for more than $2.1 million at Heritage Auctions’ HKINF World Coins Auction.

Over $4 Million For Hawaii Five-O 1913 Liberty Nickel

An NGC-certified 1913 Liberty Nickel was sold for over $4 million dollars in a private sale by Stack’s Bowers. Only five specimens of this coin are known and this one was once featured in the police procedural “Hawaii Five-O”.

NGC UK Hires New Premises to Expand

NGC UK’s London office is moving to a larger space within the same building due to growing demand for its expert and impartial services. Record demand on top of record prices has resulted in an extraordinary increase in the number of submissions to NGC UK.

ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

The American Numismatic Association has given their annual awards to members honoring their service and dedication to numismatics. Here is a complete list of the awardees who were acknowledged at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money in 2021.

NGC Certified 50 Million Coins, Tokens and Medals

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation has certified 50 million coins, tokens and medals since its founding in 1987. In celebration of this number, NGC showcases 50 numismatic top collectibles: CoinsWeekly presents five of them.
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