Unveiling the Future of Grading with CAC’s New President, Ron Drzewucki
John Albanese

John Albanese has more than 35 years of experience in numismatics, holding the unique distinction of creating both of America's leading independent coin-grading services. He co-founded Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) before launching Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), where he personally graded more than one million coins.

15 years ago, John partnered with twenty-two leading members of the numismatic community to create the Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC). Their mission was to advocate for the hobbyist by establishing an extremely stringent standard of grading. In 2022, John assembled over one hundred and fifty leading members of the numismatic community to form CAC Grading, who's purpose is to reclaim accuracy and consistency in grading.

Today, John Albanese is a world-renowned authority on coin grading and the rare coin market, and he is America's leading professional numismatist.

Meet the CAC Graders
Perspectives from CAC's world-class graders

CAC has assembled a team of world-class graders including Ron Drzewucki and John Butler, among others, CAC is committed to applying an unparalleled level of expertise to every submitted coin. Moreover, Albanese will be presiding over the finalization process to ensure accuracy and consistency throughout the entire grading process.

CAC President – Ron Drzewucki
John Butler
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