PCGS Streamline “First Day of Issue” Designation

(Hong Kong) - Professional Coin Grading Service company PCGS (www.PCGSASIA.com). Effective immediately, to standardize the market and to streamline for collectors. PCGS adopted to change the banknote designation “First Day of Print” and replacing it with “First Day of Issue”.

Reintroducing PCGS designations:

1、First Day of Issue首发日认证 (Use on both banknote and coin)

 First Day of Issue

2、FirstStrike® 初打认证 (Use only on coin)


3、FirstPrint 初印认证 (Use only on banknote)



Founded in 1986 by well-known coin experts, PCGS now has offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Paris and the United States. PCGS represents the industry standard in third-party coin certification and grading services.


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