NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint Filatelia Alcaraz SL-Ars Nummis an Official Submission Center in Spain

Posted on 9/1/2022

Filatelia Alcaraz SL-Ars Nummis, a numismatic dealer in Barcelona, will help more European collectors benefit from services provided by NGC, NCS and PMG.

Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty™ (PMG®) have appointed Filatelia Alcaraz SL-Ars Nummis of Barcelona an Official Submission Center in Spain. Official Submission Center locations can accept submissions to NGC, NCS and PMG, as well as answer questions about the companies’ services and benefits. Ars Nummis is the numismatic arm of the business that will assist collectors with submitting to NGC, NCS and PMG.

Filatelia Alcaraz is integral to the Spanish numismatics market, known for supporting collectors by offering no-obligation appraisals for stamps, paper money and coins. They are members of several prestigious collectibles organizations, including the International Federation of Stamp Dealers' Associations (IFSDA), the Spanish Numismatics Association (ANE) and the Spanish Association of Professional Numismatists (AENP). With over 40 years of experience in the market, Filatelia Alcaraz has been instrumental in the growth of collector interest in the region.

Filatelia Alcaraz runs a physical store as well as an e-shop through their website.

“Filatelia Alcaraz is an established and well-respected dealer serving the collecting community in Spain,” said Steven R. Eichenbaum, CEO of NGC, NCS and PMG. “Our partnership with this esteemed company will benefit collectors in Barcelona and beyond.”

“The expertise, accuracy and integrity of NGC, NCS and PMG will offer greater confidence to the numismatics collectors we serve,” said Carlos Alcaraz, manager of Filatelia Alcaraz. “As we expand our physical and online presence, we expect this collaboration to only grow in importance.”

NGC provides unbiased, expert assessments and grades of coins, tokens and medals. The company has graded and certified over 55 million coins since its founding in 1987. Meanwhile, PMG has certified over 7 million notes since 2005. NCS has professionally conserved more than 1 million coins, tokens and medals since 2001.

After grading and certification, each collectible is encapsulated within a proprietary holder to preserve and protect it. The NGC and PMG holders are trusted by renowned museums and establishments, such as the Smithsonian Institution. Collectibles certified by NGC and PMG is backed by the companies’ industry-leading Guaranty of authenticity and grade.

Filatelia Alcaraz’s office is located at Carrer de Nicaragua, 60-62, Local 3, 08029 Barcelona, Spain. For more information, call +34 93 430 55 05 or visit their website at

NGC, NCS and PMG are independent members within the Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®). Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, USA, the CCG companies also have offices in London, Munich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, as well as a global network of Official Submission Centers, Strategic Partners and Authorized Dealers.

For more information about NGC and NCS, visit For more information about PMG, visit

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