World Coins Not Certified by NGC
Posted on 9/16/2016
NGC was the first independent third-party grading service to certify a broad range of world coins. Today, NGC certifies coins from virtually every country and period of time.
There is a very small number of coinage types that are not eligible for certification by NGC. This list is meant as a basic guide and NGC may determine the eligibility of certain coin types on a case-by-case basis. When a coin or medal is determined to be an "Ineligible Type," the grading fee (less a processing fee) is returned. For more information on eligible world coins, contact NGC Customer Service.
Countries and Types Not Certified by NGC
- China - Cast Coinage
- India - Kushan Empire, Gupta Empire, Kidarite/Hunnic Dynasties
- Japan - Cast Issues and "Bean Money"
- Japan - Oban, Koban and Bu
- Japan - Manchukuo Fiber Coinage
- Russia - Wire Money
- Sweden - Plate Money
- Thailand - Bullet Money
- Various - Medieval bracteates
Note: NGC Ancients accepts most coins struck in the Western World from the origins of coinage through c. AD 500, as well as most coins of the Byzantine Empire (AD 491-1453). See coins eligible for NGC Ancients >
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