Chinese Coin Expert Keqin Sun Partners with NGC

Posted on 2/22/2023

The author and founder of Coin001 is now collaborating with NGC by providing consulting services and content.

Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) is excited to announce that Keqin Sun, one of the world's foremost authorities on modern Chinese coins, is now providing NGC with consulting services and content. He is an Executive Member of the Beijing Numismatic Society, a Member of the Cultural Relics and Artworks Commerce Chamber of CFIC and the Executive Vice President of the Coin Committee for the Chamber of Commerce.

Keqin Sun

Sun is also the author of several reference books on modern Chinese coins, including “Catalogue of the Chinese Proof Ordinary Commemorative Coins,” “Catalogue of the Precious Chinese Ordinary Commemorative Coins,” “Standard Catalogue of Modern Chinese Circulating Coins” (1st, 2nd and 3rd editions) and “Numismatic Collection and Investment of People's Republic of China” (1st, 2nd and 3rd editions).

“NGC is thrilled to welcome Keqin Sun to the team,” said Steven R. Eichenbaum, Chief Executive Officer of NGC. “He has written definitive books on Chinese modern coin collecting, and he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to NGC. We are glad to be collaborating with one of the most well-recognized top coin experts in the world.”

Sun is perhaps best known as the founder of Coin001, which he created in September 2010. Coin001 is a platform focused on modern Chinese coins, and its mission includes encouraging collectors to learn and interact, as well as providing a place to buy and sell numismatic collectibles. Coin001 is positioned as the most authoritative website on Chinese modern circulating coins, reporting the latest trends, research results and major discoveries of modern Chinese coins in a timely manner.

"Coin001 and NGC both share a common goal of better educated coin collectors and a safer market for collectibles,” Sun said. “I am looking forward to working alongside NGC and sharing my experience and passion for collecting with NGC audiences."

At present, Coin001 has more than 500,000 registered users, over 60,000 actual trading members and 180,000 average daily views. Coin001 employs young and talented coin collectors as moderators of the website to provide coin collectors with the best possible service and build Coin001 into a simple, efficient, safe and professional online platform for modern Chinese coins.

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