NGC Grading On-site in Hong Kong in April

Posted on 1/9/2024

Collectors and dealers can submit coins at NGC's Hong Kong, China office or by mail.

Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) will conduct on-site grading of coins at the office of Certified Collectibles Group – International Hong Kong Limited (CCG Hong Kong) from April 8-13, 2024. This is NGC's first on-site grading event in Hong Kong, China since 2019. With on-site grading, NGC’s full expert and impartial authentication, grading and encapsulation services will be offered on location with an extremely fast turnaround time.

Submissions for on-site grading must be received by NGC's Hong Kong office by 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2024. Submissions can be made in person (by appointment only) or by mail to NGC’s Hong Kong office. Please write "NGC HK OS" on the shipping label or the outside of the shipping box to ensure that the submission is graded during the on-site event.

CCG Hong Kong will endeavor to have all coins submitted for this event completed and ready for pick-up or return shipment starting Friday, April 12, 2024. Submissions can be picked up by prior arrangement at the Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS), which is being held April 12-14, 2024.

About NGC

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About the Hong Kong Coin Show

The Hong Kong Coin Show is a prestigious numismatic event held twice a year. Occurring in March/April and September/October, this highly anticipated gathering is organized by four prominent partners: Stack's Bowers, Spink, Coin-In-Coin, and Shouxi.com. The primary objective of the Hong Kong Coin Show is to establish Hong Kong as a world-class hub for numismatic auctions and coin shows. To accomplish this mission, the HKCS offers a range of engaging activities, including educational seminars, exhibitions and complimentary appraisals conducted by experts. The April 12-14, 2024 event is being held at the Mira Hong Kong.

Preparing submissions

The NGC on-site grading event will be held at the office of CCG Hong Kong, NGC’s affiliate in Hong Kong, China.

NGC will accept most vintage and modern coins, tokens and medals for this event*.

*Important Notes:

  • All submissions must be made using the NGC Hong Kong Submission Form.
  • Submit tokens and medals on a separate submission form. The submitter must provide the relevant reference number (e.g., BHM, Diakov, Kienast, etc.).
  • PCGS-graded coins for CrossOver, coins that require NGC Thick Holders (up to 9mm in thickness) and coins that require NGC Oversize Holders (up to 101.5mm in diameter and 25mm in thickness) will be accepted for on-site grading. Submit each of these types on a separate submission form.

The following coins cannot be accepted for on-site grading but can be submitted for shipment to NGC’s US Headquarters for grading:

  • Medieval (Pre-1500) Polish Denar
  • Pre-1500 Hungarian Obol
  • Bracteates
  • Russian wire money
  • Pre-1800 Islamic Hammered coins (Umayyad, Fatimid, Dinar/Dirham)
  • Ancient coins
  • VarietyPlus submissions
  • Mint Errors
  • Coins for Metallurgic Analysis
  • Coins requiring NCS conservation

The following coins cannot be accepted by NGC's Hong Kong office:

  • Chinese cash coins

Submissions will be accepted from paid Collector members and Authorized Dealers with NGC, PMG or ASG. Submissions must be made using the NGC Hong Kong Submission Form.

Not a member? For just $25 (USD) per year, you can gain direct submission privileges to NGC, PMG and ASG. To join, visit NGCcoin.hk/Join.

Fees for on-site grading

For faster processing, collectors and dealers must pay by credit or debit card (Visa or Mastercard) at the time of submission. If payment is not made at the time of submission, coins can be returned at the time of completion IF the submitter provides proof that they have paid. To pay by wire transfer, please click here for account information. Note: NGC is unable to accept cash payments.

Grading tiers, services and fees:

A complete list of NGC’s services and fees for the Hong Kong on-site grading event is below. All fees and maximum values are in USD. The NGC Grading Tiers and ReHolder fees listed below include an additional $3 fee per coin for on-site grading. To view NGC’s services and fees as a PDF, click here.

Note: The maximum number of coins per submission form is 50 for non-bulk grading tiers and 200 for bulk grading tiers. Use additional submission forms for larger quantities.

GRADING TIER OR SERVICE MAXIMUM VALUE FEE PER COIN (USD)
Unlimited WalkThrough (US/World Coins) Unlimited $353 + 1% FMV
WalkThrough (US/World Coins) $25,000 $133
Express (US/World Coins) $10,000 $83
Standard $3,000 $53
Gold $3,000 $38
Economy $300 $27
Vintage Bulk (Mixed Types) $300 $25
Vintage Bulk (Same Type) $300 $23
Modern $3,000 $21
Modern Bulk (Mixed Types) $3,000 $20
Modern Bulk (Same Type) $3,000 $19
NGC ADD-ON SERVICES MAXIMUM VALUE FEE PER COIN (USD)
Early Releases/First Releases N/A Tier fee
+ $5
Special Label N/A Tier fee
+ $8
NGC Oversize Holder N/A Tier fee
+ $15
NGC Thick Holder N/A Tier fee
+ $5
NGC Mega Holder N/A Tier fee
+ $250
Pedigree N/A Tier fee
+ $5
ReGrade N/A According to tier
CrossOver N/A According to tier
Tokens & Medals N/A Tier fee
+ $5
NGC REHOLDERS MAXIMUM VALUE FEE PER COIN (USD)
ReHolder $10,000 $16
High Value ReHolder Unlimited $33
Oversize ReHolder $10,000 $18
High Value Oversize ReHolder Unlimited $58
NGC Mega ReHolder Unlimited $253
OTHER NGC SERVICES MAXIMUM VALUE FEE PER COIN (USD)
Appearance Review N/A $0 per coin
Return Packaging N/A $5 per form
Handling Fee N/A $15 per form

For more information and to submit, contact CCG Hong Kong

Suites 1208-10, 12/F, Tower 1,
The Gateway, Harbour City
25 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852 2115-3639
Email: Service@CollectiblesGroup.hk
By Appointment Only

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) and Authenticated Stamp Guaranty® (ASG®), NGC's affiliates for grading banknotes and stamps, will also be conducting an on-site grading events in conjunction with the Hong Kong International Coin Convention (HICC) and Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS) in April 2024. To learn more, click here for PMG and here for ASG.


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