Is NGC better than ICCS

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Piepala80
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Is NGC better than ICCS

Post by Piepala80 » Mon Nov 30, 2020 3:33 pm

I just bought coins that were graded by NGC. Are they better than ICCS or PCGS

coinguy
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Re: Is NGC better than ICCS

Post by coinguy » Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:56 am

It depends on what coins you got graded. They all have their own grading standards although NGC is considered one of the big three when it comes to grading.

Percy
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Re: Is NGC better than ICCS

Post by Percy » Tue May 11, 2021 7:19 am

Any coin graded by ICCS is suspect
NGC is the best grading company imo
NGC is cheaper than PCGS and NGC has the best slabs

TBH
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Re: Is NGC better than ICCS

Post by TBH » Tue May 11, 2021 8:37 am

NGC Is consistently inconsistent at grading circulated Canadian coins.
Most are overgraded.
For mintstate Canadian coins their reputation is less than second rate when compared to PCGS.

troubadour
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Re: Is NGC better than ICCS

Post by troubadour » Tue May 11, 2021 8:41 am

i'm 100% with TBH on this one. pcgs is largely better than ngc

Jim J
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Re: Is NGC better than ICCS

Post by Jim J » Tue May 11, 2021 8:45 am

I'm in favor of PCGS graded coins over all other graders for Canadian coins. I have sent in several ICCS + NGC graded coins to PCGS many come back Detailed (cleaned), (scratch) (Rim Dings) as the other two graders (ICCS) + (NGC) don't make note of these Details.

So for me PCGS is #1 for grading Canadian coins.

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