PCGS announces new 3D Dupont Hologram will be incorporated in scratch resistant slabs
announced today at the FUN Coinshow. Announcement is on their homepage. The 3D hologram is virtually un-counterfitable. will start dispensing them end of month and will allow older slabs to reholder for a $5 fee.
The scratch resistant slab is also a big deal for many collectors. This announcement puts them way ahead of their competitors
PCGS and DuPont Authentication Collaborate to Combat Global Counterfeiting
- January 9, 2014
(Orlando, Florida) -- Professional Coin Grading Service of Santa Ana, California and DuPont Authentication, Inc. of Wilmington, Delaware have announced creation of a new, anti-counterfeiting 3D security hologram for PCGS holders. The addition of the prominent, high-tech emblem is part of the ongoing, aggressive efforts by PCGS to combat the global proliferation of counterfeit coins.
New 3D hologram on PCGS holder
Designed to combat counterfeiting, the DuPont Authentication developed PCGS 3D security hologram image changes when viewed from other angles.
The DuPont™ Izon® 3D security holographic technology is one of the major features of "the next generation of PCGS holders" unveiled at the PCGS Set Registry® luncheon during the Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, Florida on January 10, 2014.