Loc: western ny state
Originally Posted By: dsorcerer
I have seen NGC graded coins with black labels and brown labels. Just what does that mean?
it means there are variations/generations of slabs and since no slab has an encapsulated date on the slab, these variations of slabs (if you know when and how long they were used) can be dated approximately to a certain year
for example the raised hot stamped reverse white ngc slabs are pre 1990
there is a thread about this and also a book written by one of our board members about this very subject
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