Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, NGC, has announced that they will be attending both the Long Beach Expo and the Sarasota Coin Show this month. NGC will be accepting coin submissions for grading at both events.
The Long Beach Expo and the Sarasota coin show are happening concurrently from Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 22, 2020. The Long Beach Expo is being held in the Long Beach Convention Center. NGC will be at Booth #431. The Sarasota Coin Show will be held at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium in Sarasota, Florida. NGC will be at Booth #34.
As with previous shows where NGC has attended, the grading company will be accepting coins for grading at the show. The cut off time to submit your coins at both shows is 12:00 PM local time but can move up if the company receives the allotted number of coins they can accept. If you are attending either show, it is best to get them submitted early in the week.
As for the rules of engagement, they are the same for both shows.
Due to the special handling required, NGC does not accept submissions of the following coins at this show for regular service submissions to be returned to the NGC offices: coins for First/Early Releases designations, coins NGC requires submitted in original Mint sealed packing, coins over 3.5″ (90 mm) in diameter and .39″ (10 mm) in depth, Coin & Chronicles sets, Coin & Currency sets, American Liberty 4-medal set, March of Dimes 3-coin set, West Point 2-coin set, San Francisco 2-coin Proof set, 30th Anniversary Eagles, 25th Anniversary Eagles, 20th Anniversary Eagles, American Liberty Series and 10th Anniversary Platinum Sets. These submissions must be sent directly to Sarasota, FL, by the submitter.NGC
Note that the restrictions does not include the 5-ounce silver America the Beautiful series.