Conservation Pamphlet Available Online at NCS Website
The informative booklet, The Conservation of Coins - A Buyers Guide, can now be viewed and downloaded from the Internet at the Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) website.
The informative booklet, The
Conservation of Coins - A Buyers Guide can now be
viewed and downloaded from the Internet at the Numismatic
Conservation Services (NCS) website.
Under a committee chaired by Mark Salzberg the Chairman
and CEO of NGC, this educational booklet was produced
by PNG, ICTA, NGC, PCGS and ICG. The booklet was written
to clear up misconceptions and misunderstandings about
coin cleaning and restoration.
NCS reproduced the booklet in its entirety on their
website which can be viewed
"The Buyer's Guide is a great educational tool
and for that reason we have decided to highlight it
on our website so collectors and dealers can access
it easily," says Brian Silliman, NCS Assistant
Director of Operations and Conservator. "We have
constructed a website that has become a valuable source
of information about coin collecting and conservation
that both new and experienced collectors and dealers
Another valuable resource for information on cleaning,
surface problems and alterations is NGC's pamphlet,
No Grades. This booklet can be reached through a
link from the NCS website.
In addition to these educational pamphlets, visitors
to the NCS website will find information about the company
and staff, submission procedures and guidelines, conservation
and storage information, news and a gallery of before
and after photographs.
"Some of the projects already planned for the
website include expanding the Before and After Gallery
to show a broader range of coins that are suitable for
conservation," says David J. Camire, NCS Director
Based in Sarasota, Florida, NCS is dedicated to the
advancement of coin collecting and the preservation
of our numismatic heritage. NCS is the American Numismatic
Association's conservation service of choice as well
as the official conservation service of Numismatic Guaranty
For those collectors and dealers who prefer the printed
versions, NCS will gladly send you a copy of both, The
Conservation of Coin - A Buyer's Guide and Understanding
No Grades. To request both booklets, contact NCS customer
NCS can be contacted by writing to P.O. Box 4750, Sarasota,
FL 34230 or by calling toll-free 866-NCS-COIN (627-2646)
ext. 212. NCS's email address is NCSHelp@NCSCoin.com.