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Getting to know who's grading your Coins

Bill Gates


I did this with PCGS & NGC and I feel it's time with

these fine people,Don't get me wrong I'm not selling them

to you good folk's .There all in the same feilds of dreams as we are. I just thought If we know who were dealing with it may make it a differents in who you choose. And yes I still use PCGS and NGC a lot. F.Y.IThe ICG Team Keith LoveC.E.O. and Senior Grader A native of Denver, Keith has been involved in the coin industry since he was 19. He attended the University of Colorado where he received a degree in finance and marketing. He has worked as a professional coin grader and managed his own successful wholesale coin business. In addition, Keith has taught coin grading classes for the ANA every year since 1994 and will be teaching more grading classes this year for the ANA. The ANA has called Keith "a renowned expert". J.P. MartinSenior Numismatist JP started collecting coins when he was eight years old and has been involved in the coin industry since the early 1980's, starting as the manager of a coin shop near Chicago. A graduate of the University of Illinois, JP worked at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) as a grader, authenticator and numismatist for nearly 15 years. He was the founder of ANA's Authentication Bureau (ANAAB) and is a charter member and mentor for ANA's Numismatic Diploma Program. He has written two best-selling correspondence courses for the ANA, Grading Mint State U.S. Coins and Detecting Counterfeit and Altered Coins. He has written and starred in two popular educational videos for the ANA on the same subjects. He teaches counterfeit detection to Secret Service agents. No one has taught more people how to grade and authenticate coins than JP - no one. Michael FaheySenior Numismatist Michael has spent 25 years at ANACS and has been a grader at a third-party service longer than anyone in history. Michael is a columnist for Coin World, has written for The Numismatist, and has authored ANA Counterfeit Detection reports. Michael will be rejoining J.P. Martin as the two worked together for years at ANACS in Colorado Springs. Walt ArmitageSenior Grader Walt began his coin career in the early 1980's with a major coin firm. He was a PCGS grader for nearly 4 years, examining thousands of coins each week. He has also managed his own successful rare coin firm. Prior to joining ICG, Walt consulted to a major coin grading service. His areas of expertise include US, Canadian and world coins and he was instrumental in setting up and directing another grading services' world coin grading program. Walt holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a graduate degree from Cal State, Sacramento. Paul DeFeliceVice President, Client Relations and Marketing Paul is a welcome addition to the ICG Team. Paul?s success in nearly 10 years of customer service, business management and corporate sales makes him perfect to head up our Customer Satisfaction and Marketing department. He is a graduate of Bentley College in Waltham, MA and enjoys four seasons of Colorado outdoor activities. Larry WilsonGrader Larry has more than 30 years experience in the rare coin industry. Working with Keith Love as a rare coin wholesaler, Larry has become one of the most educated numismatists in the country. Specializing in U.S. Type and Gold, Larry has served as a mentor to many of today?s successful coin dealers. Larry is a comic genius. Cameron KieferGrader Cameron is a former Young Numismatist (YN) of the Year, the American Numismatic Association?s (ANA) highest award, given annually to the most outstanding numismatist 21 years of age or younger. He is an active coin grading instructor at The ANA Summer Seminar and at many coin conventions. Cameron is certainly an up-in-coming star at ICG and the numismatic world. Sue BergGrader Sue has been in the rare coin business for six years. Her discerning ?eye? and work ethic has made her an important part of the best team of graders in the rare coin industry. Jim DavisGrader Jim started collecting coins 35 years ago and soon figured out he had a true knack for the hobby and started buying and selling coins for profit. He is an ANA Life Member and took his first classes on grading and authenticating coins at the ANA in the early Eighties. He is the founder of the South Bay Coin Club and before joining ICG was the owner of four coin shops in Southern California. Davis enjoys error coins and is an expert in all U.S. coins. 2000-W_$10



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