NGC Specialty Services


NGC Ancients is a branch of NGC devoted to identifying, attributing, encapsulating and grading ancient coins. Coins eligible for submission include those struck in the Western world (from the origins of coinage through c. AD 500) and of the Byzantine Empire (AD 491–1453). Services offered include regular and express grading, bulk grading service, attribution, encapsulation of all coins eligible for grading and a suite of coin photography services. All other eligible World coins can be graded under NGC's World coin program.


NGC Shipwreck Certification provides professional services for experts and companies specializing in the field of shipwreck archaeology. NGC Shipwreck Certification provides the documentation of the coins' origins, and independent assurance of the pedigree of recovered artifacts. Additionally, NGC pioneered the scale used to evaluate the condition of recovered artifacts, and independently confirms that the coins have been recovered in an archaeologically sound manner.


NGC Certified Gold provides an accurate description of every certified gold coin, including the coin's metal content, and an expert assessment of its state of preservation, assuring you of your historic gold coins' metal content and genuineness. Encapsulated in sonically sealed holders complete with certification labels, all coins certified by NGC come with a full money-back guarantee of authenticity.


NGC's coin imaging services offer excellent display options for your treasured coins. With our high-resolution, low-resolution, Photo Vision™ and PHOTO PROOF® coin imaging, you'll benefit from high-quality photography of your coin's beautiful details — a powerful sales tool for you, and a valuable keepsake for your collection.