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This is the second page of our certification companies. This page is dedicated to companies that are no longer in business.
ANI - American Numismatic Institute - The American Numismatic Institute states it was over 100 years combine grading experience. Each coin is graded fairly using the consensus method to ensure the highest quality service.
NOTE: ANI and UNC appear to be the same company. Same mailing address, same statement, and same president. The only difference between the two is the holder and their phone numbers.
DCGS - Digital Coin Grading Service: "The DCGS coin holder provides the ability to clearly see all three sides of every coin (obverse, reverse, and edge). Most grading services use old fashioned coin holders that are not designed to display the edge of a coin. DCGS provides this unique coin holder to meet the real needs of collectors around the world. And, not only does the DCGS coin holder show all three sides of the coin, it is also the only coin holder that is designed to stand up and allow the collector to beautifully display each coin for true enjoyment".
NOTE: Our investigation has concluded that this is not a third party grading service, but more of a coin dealers own holder.
MCCS - Millennium Coin Certification Services: "With MCCS certified coins, you get all of the value at a fraction of the cost. MCCS has no hidden costs, and certification prices are affordably fixed. MCCS coins are placed in non-PVC scratch resistant polycarbonate plastics and are sonically sealed. MCCS's uniquely designed plastics also provide for attractive presentation and convenient storage. When preserving your numismatic items in MCCS holders, you have the peace of mind in knowing that your items are secure".
NSCGS - New Standard Coin Grading Service: Grades both sides of a coin separately and provides various cameo designations for proof coins.
NGS - NuGrade Service: "NuGrade Service is your source for fair and competitive grading in the numismatic industry. They are committed to quality, professional service and prompt delivery. The NuGrade Service company is a family owned operation and prides itself in providing your keepsakes for families to treasure forever".
Our investigation has concluded that this is not a third party grading service. Their website states: "Premier Certified Coins does not accept coins directly for grading.".... "Through distributors PCC offers coins to the average collector at affordable prices."
NOTE: Almost every coin in a PCC holder is either a PF70 or MS70.
PCCI - Photo-Certified Coin Institute:
PCI - Photo-Certified Coin Institute: "PCI's new and innovative ideas and technologies are setting the pace for third party grading. They have come to rely upon business practices that you can consistently count on. Your coins will be accepted, authenticated and graded at the lowest rate and the fastest turn around time of any service .. Guaranteed" !
PGS - Professional Grading Service: . "Professional Grading Service, Inc. (PGS) was founded on the principal to serve collecting enthusiasts with grading services which offer fair and reasonable pricing, a simple submittal process, a quality product, and much more helpful services above and beyond other companies in the industry." They also offer a free internet picture of each coin you certify in case you need a picture for you online auction.
TCGS - Twenty-first Century Grading Service: "At Twenty-first Century Grading Service, Inc., we truly believe that we have molded together a diversified group of talented professionals who will lead the Coin Grading, Certification and Authentication process into the 21st Century. TCGS Guarantees of Grade and Authenticity is fundamental to our grading philosophy. Unlike the majority of the competition, TCGS does not take any direct submissions from other dealers- thereby eliminating the potential for any preferential grading treatment"...
WARNING: This company is under investigation by the United States Postal Inspectors for allegedly fraud. see Article in the May 25, 2004 Coin World magazine.
UGS - Universal Grading Service:
They may or may not have been affiliated with NuGrade same holder type, listed above
NOTE: UNC and ANI appear to be the same company. Same mailing address, same statement, and same president. The only difference between the to is the holder and the phone number.
.....our next page is dedicated to Do-it-Yourself or pre-made empty certified shells.
PAGE 1 - Certification companies still in business
PAGE 2 - Certification companies out of business
PAGE 3 - Do-it-Yourself or pre-made slabs.
Please NOTE: Just because these certification companies are listed on this site, it does not legitimate the companies themselves. We suggest more research on several different websites, books, and forums would help make a cautious decision on the legitimacy of a certification company.
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