Survey Questions
   
 Which certification companies have you personally submitted to?
 
  PCGS (182) 20%
  NGC (163) 18%
  PCI (70) 8%
  ICG (84) 9%
  ANACS (160) 17%
  ACG (23) 2%
  SEGS (37) 4%
  NTC (39) 4%
  TruGrade (32) 3%
  SGS (29) 3%
  Others (35) 4%
  None (68) 7%
 
 Which certification companies that you have submitted to have provided you with satisfactory service?
 
  PCGS (161) 19%
  NGC (150) 18%
  PCI (58) 7%
  ICG (71) 8%
  ANACS (134) 16%
  ACG (18) 2%
  SEGS (33) 4%
  NTC (36) 4%
  TruGrade (31) 4%
  SGS (27) 3%
  Others (27) 3%
  None (25) 3%
  I have not submitted any. (74) 9%
 
 What certification companies have you gotten the best buy (price verses value)?
 
  PCGS (117) 17%
  NGC (120) 18%
  PCI (51) 8%
  ICG (54) 8%
  ANACS (110) 16%
  ACG (18) 3%
  SEGS (26) 4%
  NTC (33) 5%
  TruGrade (26) 4%
  SGS (28) 4%
  Others (29) 4%
  None (58) 9%
 
 What is your Favorite certification companies for selling coins at the highest prices?
 
  PCGS (230) 30%
  NGC (177) 23%
  PCI (28) 4%
  ICG (42) 6%
  ANACS (73) 10%
  ACG (14) 2%
  SEGS (18) 2%
  NTC (22) 3%
  TruGrade (24) 3%
  SGS (24) 3%
  Others (18) 2%
  None (29) 4%
  I never sell my coins!! (59) 8%
 
 What certification companies would you say have the most conservative grading standards?
 
  PCGS (225) 29%
  NGC (159) 21%
  PCI (34) 4%
  ICG (59) 8%
  ANACS (117) 15%
  ACG (16) 2%
  SEGS (23) 3%
  NTC (26) 3%
  TruGrade (24) 3%
  SGS (26) 3%
  Others (27) 3%
  None are conservative enough!! (38) 5%
 
 What certification companies would you say have the most liberal grading standards?
 
  PCGS (53) 6%
  NGC (46) 5%
  PCI (72) 8%
  ICG (59) 7%
  ANACS (51) 6%
  ACG (84) 10%
  SEGS (91) 11%
  NTC (94) 11%
  TruGrade (73) 8%
  SGS (129) 15%
  Others (66) 8%
  None are liberal enough!! (46) 5%
 
 Which certification companies has the best holder (size, shape, design, features)?
 
  PCGS (196) 25%
  NGC (179) 22%
  PCI (41) 5%
  ICG (79) 10%
  ANACS (117) 15%
  ACG (17) 2%
  SEGS (34) 4%
  NTC (33) 4%
  TruGrade (23) 3%
  SGS (27) 3%
  Others (24) 3%
  None (29) 4%
 
 Which certification companies have gotten better over time?
 
  PCGS (127) 17%
  NGC (125) 17%
  PCI (44) 6%
  ICG (75) 10%
  ANACS (127) 17%
  ACG (19) 3%
  SEGS (33) 5%
  NTC (34) 5%
  TruGrade (24) 3%
  SGS (27) 4%
  Others (22) 3%
  None (38) 5%
  All (35) 5%
 
 Which certification companies have gotten worse over time?
 
  PCGS (57) 10%
  NGC (39) 7%
  PCI (36) 7%
  ICG (29) 5%
  ANACS (46) 8%
  ACG (44) 8%
  SEGS (47) 9%
  NTC (38) 7%
  TruGrade (31) 6%
  SGS (68) 12%
  Others (39) 7%
  None (63) 11%
  All (15) 3%
 
 My answers were based on the following, Check all that apply.
 
  I am a coin dealer. (39) 2%
  I am a coin collector. (331) 16%
  I am 20 years old or younger. (15) 1%
  I am between 21 and 40 years old. (50) 2%
  I am between 41and 60 years old. (207) 10%
  I am over 60 years old. (120) 6%
  I have bought certified coins on eBay. (290) 14%
  I have sold certified coins on eBay. (154) 8%
  I have sent coins in to get certified. (281) 14%
  I have never sent coins in to get certified. (60) 3%
  I am affiliated with a certification company (owner, previous owner, grader, previous grader). (6) 0%
  I buy certified coins for investments only. (25) 1%
  I buy certified coins for collecting only. (64) 3%
  I buy certified coins for collecting and investments. (272) 13%
  I am/have been a member of a Numismatic organization (ANA, PNG, ITCA, CONECA). (117) 6%


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