Expert Consultations at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Philadelphia

Posted on 8/25/2010

Renowned numismatist Mark Salzberg will offer free consultations to collectors at the NGC tables during the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Philadelphia, October 1, 2010.

The consultations will be one-on-one and will provide an opportunity to gain unique insight into a coin's grade and surface condition by having up to three examined by this leading expert. These evaluations are completely free, but space is very limited and we recommend that collectors come to the NGC booth, #122-128, early to reserve space in line (note date and time below).

Mark Salzberg

Mark Salzberg

Friday, October 1,
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Even just a few minutes with Mark Salzberg can change a collector’s perception of what factors are important in determining a coin’s grade and what makes a coin special. The legendary coin grader and chairman of NGC is the industry’s leading authority on professional coin certification, having personally graded nearly every significant collection and rarity to come to market in the past two decades.

By examining your own coins, he’ll help you understand why and how a coin’s grade is determined. He can explain why a grade already assigned to a coin is correct (or not!) or why a particular coin might be ineligible for certification. The goal of these consultations is to highlight what’s most important about grading the series that you collect to help you build the best collection possible.

Consultations are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Since time is limited, NGC requests that you have three coins pre-selected and ready for examination. Coins to be evaluated may be raw (uncertified) or certified and encapsulated. Please visit the NGC booth during the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Philadelphia with questions about these consultations and other services offered during the convention.