PCGS Launches the Custom Special Labels for Banknotes

(Hong Kong) The special labels for commemorative coins launched by PCGS have been widely welcomed by collectors. Therefore, we are proud to launch the custom special labels for banknotes.

KEYI studio (Tianjin): Special label for banknote the 2018 “Wonderful” 12 Lunar Animals with a joint signature of the designers and sculptors

Customization for Shanghai ZhangDao Culture Inc.: Special label for banknotes with Mei Lanfang’s “Anti the Jin Army” and the “Beauty Defies Tyranny” as the themes

Customization for Shanghai ZhangDao Culture Inc.: Special label for banknote of the “green-hill-and clean-water” version

We have custom designed special labels for the “2018 {Wonderful} 12 Lunar Animals”, “Mei Lanfang’s ‘Anti the Jin Army’ and ‘Beauty Defies Tyranny’”, and the “green-hill-and clean-water” version, in order to make the banknote collection more meaningful. As a banknote collector, you may also customize a special label for your treasured banknotes. At the same time, the PCGS special labels for banknote have the FirstPrint authentication, endowing a more profound collection value for the notes.

Each banknote graded by PCGS has a unique corresponding certificate number and QR code. Through scanning the QR code or verifying the certificate number, you can obtain the information about the banknote grades with the same certificate number and the contents of the label. You may visit the following URL to verify the certificate. https://www.pcgsasia.com/banknotes/cert/?l=en

PCGS Gold Shield Grading Lifetime Guarantee of Grade and Authenticity - Chinese and World Banknotes
You may visit the following URL to get relevant information. https://www.pcgsasia.com/banknotes/guarantee?l=en

Maximum Size for Proper Banknote:

  • Standard: 195mm×210mm
  • Extra Large (Broadwise): 350mm×160mm
  • Extra Large (Endwise): 195mm×330mm


  • FirstPrint Authentication:USD 5/piece
  • To celebrate the launch of custom special labels for banknotes, from now to March 31, 2018, the FirstPrint authentication will have a 50% discount.
  • Each submission form must include at least 5 notes of the same currency. The expenses of all labels and authentications will be additionally charged besides grading fees.
  • Please contact the PCGS Hong Kong Submission Center for bulk order.

Application form:

If you need apply for FirstPrint designation, you should write clearly “apply for FirstPrint” on the submission form.

Please contact PCGS at [email protected] for bulk submissions.

Founded in 1986 by distinguished numismatic experts, Professional Coin Grading Service is the most respected coin authentication and grading company in the world and has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Paris and the United States.

For additional information about PCGS and its services, visit www.PCGSasia.com or email [email protected].