NGC Press Coverage & Media Appearances

NGC and NGC-certified coins have made headlines around the world. Our experts also love being part of the numismatic community and sharing our knowledge, alongside providing best-in-class services. Scroll below to see some of our latest press coverage and media appearances.

Sarasota Herald Tribune

Collectible sales exploded during the pandemic. Lakewood Ranch’s CCG was ready

Collecting cards is back in a big way. How can you tell? Some cards are selling for millions of dollars, and people are fighting over them in stores.

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America’s Titanic

Josh dives in search of millions in lost coins sunk with America's Titanic.

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Sarasota Herald Tribune

Gold coin certified by Sarasota company sells for over $2 million

The rare coin is a 1921 Roman Finish Double Eagle. Before the auction, Sarasota-based Numismatic Guaranty Corp. assessed the coin for authenticity and grade.

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Fox 13 Tampa Bay

Certified Collectibles Group certifies authenticity, grade of collectibles

Charley Belcher visits Certified Collectibles Group in Lakewood Ranch.

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Tampa Bay Times

As sports card market goes wild, Tampa Bay card grading company cashes in

One of the first sports cards to come through the mailroom of Certified Collectibles Group was a 2003-04 Topps Chrome Refractor LeBron James rookie.

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Herald Tribune

Sarasota-based company played major role in the sale of an $18 million coin collection

Sarasota-based Numismatic Guaranty Corp. has once again played a major role in the sale of a multi-million dollar coin collection.

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ABC Action News

Collectibles industry is booming and Lakewood Ranch company is hiring 100 people to help

While many businesses have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the value of collectibles has soared so much that Certified Collectibles Group in Lakewood Ranch is looking to hire 100 people.

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Bradenton Herald

Many people have collections of stuff. That’s good news for Lakewood Ranch business

While most of the world economy was shutting down during the coronavirus pandemic, comic book, sports card, coin, stamp and other collectors were driving a boom.

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NGC-certified Julius Caesar assassination coin sells for record amount

A gold coin issued by Brutus and described as a “naked and shameless” celebration of the assassination of Julius Caesar has sold for £3.2 million, a record for an ancient coin.

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2,000 year-old Julius Caesar ‘assassination coin’ surfaces, may be worth millions

An extremely rare Roman coin commemorating the assassination of Julius Caesar has surfaced and may be worth millions of dollars, according to coin experts.

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Auction house finds $500K coin — a world record — on family charm bracelet

It looked, on first examination, like an antique charm bracelet loaded with gold trinkets: a tiny Eiffel Tower and a little bowling pin and iconic images of provincial Italy. The owner thought the family heirloom might fetch $8,000 on the open market.

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NGC-certified 1937 British Pattern Penny Realizes £133,200

The extremely rare 1937 Edward VIII Pattern Bronze Penny is believed to be one of only two examples in private hands. It is graded NGC PF 63+ RB.

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Neil Armstrong’s Gold Robbins Medal, certified by NGC and CAG, Sells for More Than $2 Million

Graded NGC MS 67 and certified by CAG, the gold medal is one of only three made and was carried by Armstrong on his history-making mission to the moon.

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Rare Coin Certified by NGC Realizes Nearly $4 Million

The 1885 Proof Trade Dollar, pedigreed by NGC to the Eliasberg Collection, was purchased at an auction in January 2019.

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NGC-graded Cent Sells for $ at Florida Auction

The first-known example of the famous 1943 copper cent mint error, it was received in change in 1947 by teenager Don Lutes Jr.

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NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5

Originally thought to be a counterfeit, the coin was brought to NGC, whose experts determined that it is actually genuine and worth millions.

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Coins Found in Pulaski Wreck off North Carolina

NCS and NGC have been selected to conserve, grade and encapsulate the coins recovered from the SS Pulaski shipwreck, one of the most significant early American shipwrecks.

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NGC-certified 1792 Birch Cent Sells for $ Million

The proposed design for the first US cents was graded MS 65 RB by NGC and was purchased by a California coin dealer at an auction in Orlando.

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NGC-graded Rare Gold Coin Valued at More Than $ Million Displayed

The finest 1787 Brasher Doubloon, graded NGC MS 63, is considered to be one of the most important coins in American numismatics.

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NGC-certified Newman Coins Top $44 Million

A 1776 Continental Dollar graded NGC MS 63 achieved one of the highest prices from Eric P. Newman's unparalleled collection.

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NGC-certified 1880 “Stella” Sells for $ Million

The extremely rare $4 gold piece is among the "white whales" of the coin collecting world. This coin was graded PF 67 Cameo by NGC.

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Rare Nickel, Certified by NGC, Fetches $ Million at Auction

The nickel, graded NGC PF 64, was featured in a 1973 episode of "Hawaii Five-O." Only five are known to exist.

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Collector Pays $5M for Rare Gold Coin Graded by NGC

The extremely rare 1804 Eagle ($10) was actually struck in 1834 for President Andrew Jackson to give to foreign dignitaries.

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NGC Grades Unique Two-Tailed Quarter

NGC's David J. Camire says of the 1965 mint error: "It's an amazing coin to view. You keep wanting to flip it over and over.

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