The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation is a third party provider of services related to coin grading for numismatists and is considered to be the official grading service of its type for the American Numismatic Associated. Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida the company was founded in 1987 and has provided third party coin grading services to many different numismatists, and companies and organizations ever since as part of an effort to bring a standard of coin grading to the culture that many argued didn’t exist previously. For a long time there were many people with in the coin collecting culture that disputed the accuracy of other popular organizations that provide coin grading services. The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation or the NGC tried to combat this problem in many different ways with much stricter regulations and standards in the grading process. Many people within the culture as well as professionals such as numismatists agree that the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation largely succeeded with these efforts. This is the reason that the NGC is considered to be the standard among many people for getting quality coin grading services for your coinage collections.
When it comes to coin grading there has always been much dispute over who should have the power to value the condition of a coin especially when it comes to highly sought after coinage. This is why when it comes to the quality of coin grading services it typically weights heavily on the personal opinion of the numismatic or coin collector when it comes to determining the value as much of the coin grading process is based on guesswork and estimation. However the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation provides a level of confidence and professionalism in supplying the coin grading services that many coin collectors and numismatics has come to appreciate and use to their full advantage.