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Encapsulated coin

This is a coin that has been encapsulated by NGC.

Photo (c) Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)
Definition: An encapsulated coin is a coin that has been put into a plastic capsule, or holder (often called a "slab") by a third-party grading service. Encapsulated coins usually have a brief description of the coin and its grade on an insert tag inside the holder.
Also Known As: slabbed coin, graded coin
Examples:
I had my Ultra-High Relief Saint-Gaudens gold coin encapsulated by NGC to authenticate and help protect it.

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