NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint Aste Aurora an Official Submission Center

Posted on 5/13/2024

The San Marino-based numismatic marketplace will help collectors and dealers easily access the expert collectibles services provided by NGC, NCS and PMG.

Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce the companies’ newest Official Submission Center: Aste Aurora in San Marino. Aste Aurora will help collectors and dealers submit coins, medals and paper money to NGC, NCS and PMG for expert certification and conservation services, while also providing information and answering questions about the companies.

Aste Aurora is a prestigious auction house and numismatic shop that has been indispensable to the collectors' market in San Marino and Italy, which surrounds the small, landlocked nation. Renowned for its expertise and high-quality inventory, Aste Aurora is a staple of the numismatic community, serving as a key hub for enthusiasts and collectors. As San Marino's preeminent auction house, numismatic shop and gold market, the company has been solidified as the region's go-to marketplace for rare finds and valuable treasures.

"We are extremely pleased to announce our collaboration with Aste Aurora, one of southern Europe’s premier numismatic markets," said Steven R. Eichenbaum, CEO of the Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®), of which NGC, NCS and PMG are part. "The company has been at the forefront of the region's numismatic tradition for centuries and will continue to be a leader in the industry for years to come. We are honored and excited to work alongside Aste Aurora, as the collaboration will enhance access to CCG's world-class services for collectors and dealers in Italy."

NGC, NCS and PMG will provide insurance for shipments between Aste Aurora and the NGC, NCS and PMG facilities where the expert numismatic certification and conservation services are performed. For more information about Aste Aurora and submitting collectibles, call the company’s office at +39 0549 905650 or email

NGC, NCS, and PMG have a global network of Official Submission Centers that facilitate submissions for the company’s expert and impartial services. Official Submission Centers can also answer questions about the services and benefits of NGC, NCS and PMG. Find a list of Official Submission Centers here.

NGC is a leading third-party coin authentication, grading and encapsulation service with more than 60 million coins certified. Founded in 1987, NGC backs each graded coin with the comprehensive NGC Guarantee of grade and authenticity. NGC’s reputation has been built on providing the high level of confidence and trust its customers expect.

NCS is the world’s first professional coin conservation service and has conserved more than 1 million coins since it was established in 2001. NCS conservation removes harmful surface contaminants, stabilizes a coin’s surfaces and improves a coin’s eye appeal.

PMG was founded in 2005 as a fully independent third-party paper money grading service. Today, PMG is the world’s largest third-party paper money grading service, with more than 10 million notes certified. Each note that PMG grades is backed by its comprehensive PMG Guarantee of grade and authenticity.

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