The following is a Press Release from NGC, NCS and PMG announcing that it has once again been appointed as the official grading company of the American Numismatic Association (ANA)
Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are thrilled to announce that the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has once again selected the companies to serve as the organization’s exclusive Official Grading and Conservation Services.
The close relationship between the ANA and NGC, NCS and PMG began in 1995, when NGC was chosen as the ANA’s exclusive Official Coin Grading Service. NCS was added as the ANA’s Official Coin Conservation Service in 2000, and PMG became the ANA’s Official Paper Money Grading Service in 2007. The renewed agreement will continue the beneficial partnership, which is founded in a shared commitment to the advancement of the hobby.
Founded in 1891, the ANA is the only coin and paper money collecting organization chartered by Congress. With approximately 30,000 members, it is devoted to supporting collectors of coins, currency, medals and tokens, and to encouraging the study of numismatics. The organization also hosts several annual conventions, such as the ANA World’s Fair of Money, the National Money Show and the ANA Summer Seminar.
NGC, NCS and PMG are part of the Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®), the world’s leading provider of expert, impartial and tech-enabled services that add value and liquidity to collectibles. Since 1987, the CCG companies have certified more than 70 million collectibles in addition to providing numerous online resources for collectors, such as price guides, population reports, registries and more.
The ANA’s partnership with NGC, NCS and PMG includes an exclusive $15 discount for ANA members who join NGC, NCS and PMG for the first time. As a paid member of NGC, NCS and PMG, collectors get direct submission privileges in addition to many other great benefits that come with the companies’ expert grading and conservation services. To learn more and claim the ANA membership discount, click here.
“We are very excited to be extending our partnership with NGC, NCS and PMG,” said Kim Kiick, Executive Director of the ANA. “For 27 years, we have worked closely together to support the best interests of collectors, and we continue to select NGC, NCS and PMG as our Official Grading and Conservation Services based on the value, safety and trust that their services provide.”
In addition to offering an exclusive discount to ANA members, NGC, NCS and PMG will continue to provide educational content for the ANA’s The Numismatist magazine as well as instructors for ANA educational programs, including the ANA Summer Seminar. Under this partnership, ANA members have the opportunity to learn and acquire new skills from NGC, NCS and PMG’s world-class experts in grading, variety attribution and research.
“We are honored that the ANA has once again selected NGC, NCS and PMG as its exclusive Official Grading and Conservation Services,” said Steven R. Eichenbaum, CEO of CCG. “ANA members are the most passionate and dedicated collectors in the hobby, and we look forward to continuing to support the ANA’s efforts to serve its members and attract new ones.”
To learn more about this partnership and redeem your ANA discount on a new membership, visit NGCcoin.com/ANA or PMGnotes.com/ANA.