World First and Early Releases® Cutoff Dates

Posted on 12/30/2011

First Releases Overview | Early Releases Overview

US First and Early Releases Cutoff Dates

To qualify for First Releases or Early Releases, all coins must generally be received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository before the Cutoff Date listed to be eligible for the First Releases or Early Releases designation.* NGC generally requires that coins have a mintage of at least 5,000 coins to be eligible for the Early Releases or First Releases designations.

Note: The Early Releases label will be the default for submissions, so be sure to request the First Releases label if applicable.

Coins held in NGC-approved depositories must be submitted for certification no later than five years after the Cutoff Date.

Issues that are currently eligible for the Early Releases designation are shown highlighted in blue.


2014 — Alderney

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Bullion 2013 THE REMEMBRANCE - POPPY COLORIZED 5PND (MS) Monday, January 13, 2014

2014 — Armenia

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Bullion 2014 NOAH'S ARK S500D (MS) Monday, March 10, 2014

2014 — Australia

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Commemorative 2014P KANGAROO - REDUCED SIZE S$1 (PF) Friday, August 8, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P KOALA G$2 (MS) Friday, August 8, 2014
Australia Megafauna 2014P MEGALANIA COLORIZED S$1 (PF) Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P KANGAROO - HIGH RELIEF S$1 (PF) Thursday, July 31, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 VICTORIA CROSS FROSTED UNC S$5 (MS) Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Vintage Travel Poster 2014P KANGAROO COLORIZED S$1 (PF) Thursday, July 3, 2014
Land Down Under 2014P GREAT BARRIER REEF COLORIZED S$1 (PF) Thursday, July 3, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P SALTWATER CROCODILE S$1 (MS) Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Gold Koala 2014P KOALA G$15 (PF) Thursday, June 19, 2014
Treasures of the World 2014P GOLD S$1 (PF) Monday, June 16, 2014
Gold Kangaroo 2014P KANGAROO G$2 (MS) Friday, June 13, 2014
Mob of Roos 30th Anniversary 2014 HIGH RELIEF S$1 (PF) Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Australian Megafauna 2014P THYLACOLEO COLORIZED S$1 (PF) Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS 100TH ANNIVERSARY S$1 (PF) Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Silver Kookaburra 2014P KOOKABURRA - HIGH RELIEF S$1 (PF) Monday, May 5, 2014
Gold Kangaroo 2014P KANGAROO P25 G$100 (MS) Friday, April 18, 2014
Antarctic Territory 2014 WANDERING ALBATROSS S$1 (PF) Thursday, April 10, 2014
Gold Kangaroo 2014P KANGAROO P25 G$5 (PF) Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Gold Kangaroo 2014P KANGAROO P25 G$25 (PF) Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Gold Kangaroo 2014P KANGAROO P25 G$50 (PF) Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Gold Kangaroo 2014P KANGAROO P25 G$100 (PF) Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Australian Road Signs 2014 5oz KOALA - FROSTED UNC S$10 (MS) Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Map Series 2014P MAP SERIES - KOALA COLORIZED S$1 (MS) Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Australian Megafauna 2014P GENYORNIS COLORIZED S$1 (PF) Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P GREAT WHITE SHARK S50C (MS) Monday, March 31, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P MILITARY AVIATION COLORIZED S$1 (PF) Monday, March 31, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P TASMANIAN DEVIL S$1 (PF) Friday, March 21, 2014
Silver Lunar 2014P KOALA COLORIZED S$1 (MS) Thursday, March 20, 2014
Silver Lunar 2014 KOALA - FROSTED UNC S$1 (MS) Thursday, March 20, 2014
Silver Lunar 2014P YEAR OF THE HORSE COLORIZED S$2 (MS) Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Silver Lunar 2014P YEAR OF THE HORSE COLORIZED S50C (MS) Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P HIGH RELIEF WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE S$1 (PF) Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE S$1 (PF) Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Silver Koala 2014P GILT KOALA S$1 (PF) Thursday, February 6, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2013 KOREA ARMISTICE AGREEMENT S$1 (PF) Monday, January 6, 2014

2014 — Austria

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Bullion 2014 VIENNA PHILHARMONIC S1.5E (MS) Friday, February 14, 2014
Gold Bullion 2014 VIENNA PHILHARMONIC G100E (MS) Thursday, January 30, 2014

2014 — British Virgin Islands

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Commemorative 2014 SEAHORSE TITANIUM $5 (PF) Thursday, March 27, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 SEAHORSE COPPER-NICKEL $5 (PF) Thursday, March 27, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 SEAHORSE S$5 (PF) Thursday, March 27, 2014

2014 — Canada

Category Coin Cutoff Date
O Canada 2014 THE CANADIAN COWBOY S$10 (PF MA) Monday, August 18, 2014
O Canada 2014 COWBOY IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES S$25 (PF) Monday, August 18, 2014
Prehistoric Animals 2014 WOOLLY MAMMOTH S$20 (PF) Monday, August 11, 2014
Prehistoric Animals 2014 WOOLLY MAMMOTH G$5 (PF) Monday, August 11, 2014
Maple Leaf Impression 2014 GREEN ENAMEL S$20 (PF) Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Animal Architects 2014 MONARCH CATERPILLAR COLORIZED S$3 (PF) Thursday, July 17, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 BIGHORN SHEEP S$100 (PF MA) Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Baby Animals Series 2014 BEAVER COLORIZED S$20 (PF) Tuesday, July 15, 2014
O Canada 2014 CANADIAN GOOSE S$10 (PF MA) Friday, July 11, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 D-DAY 70TH ANNIVERSARY S$10 (PF) Friday, July 11, 2014
Seven Sacred Teachings 2014 GILT COURAGE S$20 (PF) Friday, July 11, 2014
WWI 100th Anniversary 2014 EXPEDITIONARY FORCE S$5 (PF) Friday, July 11, 2014
The Great Lakes 2014 LAKE ERIE ENAMELED S$20 (PF) Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 SUMMERTIME S$20 (SP) Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 HIGH RELIEF FIRST ROYAL VISIT 75TH ANNIVERSARY S$25 (PF) Friday, June 27, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 FIRST ROYAL VISIT 75TH ANNIVERSARY S$20 (PF MA) Friday, June 27, 2014
Canada's Stained Glass 2014 CRAIGDARROCH CASTLE COLORIZED S$20 (PF) Friday, June 27, 2014
O Canada 2014 DOWN BY THE OLD MAPLE TREE S$10 (PF MA) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
O Canada 2014 UNDER THE MAPLE TREE S$25 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 ALGONQUIN PROVINCIAL PARK S$20 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Seven Sacred Teachings 2014 GILT RESPECT S$20 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Commemorative 2014 RMS EMPRESS OF IRELAND SILVERED 50C (PF MA) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 RMS EMPRESS OF IRELAND COLORIZED S$20 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Dragonfly Series 2014 GREEN DARNER HOLOGRAM S$10 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 MAPLE OF LONGEVITY HOLOGRAM S$15 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 SOARING BALD EAGLE COLORIZED S$20 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 GILT PERCHED BALD EAGLE S$20 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 BALD EAGLE WITH FISH S$20 (PF) Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 WATER LILY AND LEOPARD FROG - COLORIZED 25C (SP) Thursday, May 8, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 POLAR BEAR S$50 (PF MA) Thursday, May 8, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 POPE JOHN PAUL II S$10 (PF) Thursday, May 8, 2014
Gold Commemorative 2014 ARCTIC FOX G$10 (PF) Thursday, May 8, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 ARCTIC FOX S$5 (PF) Thursday, May 1, 2014
Silver Maple Leaf 2014 CANADA MAPLE LEAF S$10 (SP) Thursday, May 1, 2014
O Canada 2014 MOOSE S$10 (PF) Thursday, May 1, 2014
Canadian Maple Canopy 2014 SPRING COLORIZED S$20 (PF) Thursday, May 1, 2014
Story of Northern Lights 2014 HOWLING WOLF HOLOGRAM S$20 (PF) Thursday, May 1, 2014
Legend of Nanaboozhoo 2014 COLORIZED S$20 (PF) Thursday, May 1, 2014
Legend of Nanaboozhoo 2014 GILT THE THUNDERBIRD'S NEST S$20 (PF) Thursday, May 1, 2014
Legend of Nanaboozhoo 2014 GILT THE THUNDERBIRD S$20 (PF) Thursday, May 1, 2014
Seven Sacred Teachings 2014 GILT LOVE S$20 (PF) Thursday, May 1, 2014
Regular Issue 2014 50C (MS) Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The Bison 2014 THE FIGHT S$20 (PF) Thursday, April 17, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 BOBCAT S$20 (SP) Friday, April 4, 2014
O Canada 2014 PINTAIL DUCK COLORIZED 25C (SP) Wednesday, April 2, 2014
O Canada 2014 SKIING CANADA'S SLOPES S$25 (PF) Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The Great Lakes 2014 LAKE ONTARIO ENAMELED S$20 (PF) Wednesday, April 2, 2014
O Canada 2014 SKIING CANADA'S SLOPES S$5 (PF MA) Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Tradition of Hunting 2014 SEAL S$5 (PF) Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 GILT JEWEL OF LIFE S$3 (PF) Monday, March 31, 2014
Contemporary Canadian Art 2014 TIM BARNARD S$30 (PF) Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 1.5oz ARCTIC FOX S$5 (MS) Tuesday, March 25, 2014
The Bison 2014 THE BULL & HIS MATE S$20 (PF) Monday, March 24, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 EASTERN MEADOWLARK COLORIZED 25C (SP) Friday, March 21, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 CANADA GOOSE S$20 (SP) Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Silver Maple Leaf 2014 WORLD MONEY FAIR REVERSE PROOF S$5 (PF) Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 GRIZZLY BEAR S$10 (PF MA) Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 PEREGRINE FALCON S$5 (PF) Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 TIKTAALIK COLORIZED 25C (SP) Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 BALD EAGLE S$100 (PF MA) Monday, March 10, 2014
Regular Issue 2014 S5C (PF) Thursday, March 6, 2014
Regular Issue 2014 S10C (PF) Thursday, March 6, 2014
Regular Issue 2014 S25C (PF) Thursday, March 6, 2014
Regular Issue 2014 S50C (PF) Thursday, March 6, 2014
Regular Issue 2014P GILT LOON $1 (PF) Thursday, March 6, 2014
Regular Issue 2014 GILT POLAR BEAR S$2 (PF) Thursday, March 6, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 GILT WWI 100TH ANNIVERSARY S$1 (PF) Thursday, March 6, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 WWI 100TH ANNIVERSARY S$1 (MS) Friday, February 14, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 WWI 100TH ANNIVERSARY S$1 (PF) Friday, February 14, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 LEARNING TO SKATE COLORIZED S$10 (PF) Friday, February 14, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 IGLOO S$10 (PF MA) Friday, February 14, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 IGLOO S$25 (PF) Friday, February 14, 2014
Silver Maple Leaf 2014 MAPLE LEAF REVERSE PROOF S$5 (PF) Friday, February 14, 2014
Gold Maple Leaf 2014 MAPLE LEAF G$50 (MS) Monday, January 27, 2014
Silver Maple Leaf 2014 MAPLE LEAF S$5 (MS) Monday, January 27, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2013 A.Y. JACKSON S$20 (PF) Monday, January 20, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2013 ORCA S$25 (PF) Monday, January 13, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 SCUTELLOSAURUS S$20 (PF) Friday, January 10, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2013 HOLIDAY SEASON S$10 (PF MA) Friday, January 10, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2013 HUNTING TRADITION - BISON S$5 (PF) Friday, January 10, 2014
Maple Leaf 2013 MAPLE LEAF COLORIZED S$10 (PF MA) Friday, January 10, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 The Caribou Colorized S$20 (PF) Monday, January 6, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 Lake Superior Enamelled S$20 (PF) Monday, January 6, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 Pond Hockey Colorized S$20 (PF) Monday, January 6, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 Orca S$10 (PF MA) Monday, January 6, 2014
Maple Leaf 2013 MAPLE LEAF 25TH ANNIVERSARY S$5 (MS) Monday, January 6, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 POLAR BEAR COLORIZED S$20 (PF) Thursday, January 2, 2014

2014 — China

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Sacred Buddhist Mountains 2014 MT. E MEI - WAN NIAN TEMPLE SERIES III S20Y (PF) Friday, May 9, 2014
Sacred Buddhist Mountains 2014 MT. E. MEI - PU XIAN SERIES III G100Y (PF) Friday, May 9, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014 CHINA MOON LANDING S10Y (PF) Friday, March 14, 2014
Gold Commemorative 2014 CHINA MOON LANDING G100Y (PF) Friday, March 14, 2014

2014 — Cook Islands

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Lunar Series 2014P YEAR OF THE HORSE COLORIZED S50C (PF) Friday, January 10, 2014

2014 — France

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Commemorative 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP BRAZIL S10E (PF) Tuesday, August 12, 2014

2014 — Great Britain

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Commemorative 2014 300TH ANNIVERSARY QUEEN ANNE (MS) Friday, March 7, 2014
Lunar Series 2014 YEAR OF THE HORSE S2PND (MS) Thursday, January 30, 2014
Lunar Series 2014 YEAR OF THE HORSE G100P (MS) Monday, January 27, 2014
Gold Bullion 2014 BRITANNIA G100P (MS) Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Lunar Series 2014 YEAR OF THE HORSE S2PND (PF) Friday, January 10, 2014
Silver Bullion 2013 BRITANNIA S2PND (MS) Friday, January 10, 2014

2014 — Isle of Man

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Commemorative 2014 SILVER CATS - SNOWSHOE CROWN (PF) Tuesday, March 18, 2014

2014 — Israel

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Biblical Art 2014 DAVID PLAYING FOR SAUL S1NS (PL) Monday, March 24, 2014
Biblical Art 2014 DAVID PLAYING FOR SAUL S2NS (PF) Monday, March 24, 2014
Views of Israel 2014 THE JORDAN RIVER S1NS (PL) Monday, March 24, 2014
Views of Israel 2014 THE JORDAN RIVER S2NS (PF) Monday, March 24, 2014

2014 — Mexico

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Gold Bullion 2014MO G1/20O (MS) Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Gold Bullion 2014MO G1/10O (MS) Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Gold Bullion 2014MO G1/4O (MS) Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Gold Bullion 2014MO G1/2O (MS) Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Gold Bullion 2014MO G1ONZA (MS) Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Gold Bullion 2014MO G1/4O (PF) Tuesday, April 15, 2014

2014 — Niue

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Disney Characters 2014 DONALD DUCK 80TH ANNIVERSARY S$2 (PF) Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Disney Characters 2014 STEAMBOAT WILLIE MICKEY MOUSE S$2 (PF) Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Feng Shui 2014 HORSES COLORIZED S$2 (PF) Tuesday, April 29, 2014

2014 — Rwanda

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Commemorative 2014 IMPALA S50F (MS) Friday, January 17, 2014

2014 — San Marino

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Regular Issue 2013R SAN MARINO S5E (PF) Friday, January 10, 2014

2014 — South Africa

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Commemorative 2014 20 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY S2R (PF) Tuesday, June 10, 2014

2014 — Tokelau

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 PEGASUS COLORIZED S$5 (PF) Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 PEGASUS S$5 (PF MA) Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 UNICORN COLORIZED S$5 (PF) Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 UNICORN S$5 (PF MA) Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Lunar Series 2014 GILT YEAR OF THE HORSE S$5 (MS) Thursday, May 22, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 PEGASUS S$5 (PF) Thursday, May 15, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 UNICORN S$5 (PF) Thursday, May 15, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 GILT PEGASUS S$5 (PF) Friday, May 9, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 GILT UNICORN S$5 (PF) Friday, May 9, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 UNICORN REVERSE PF S$5 (PF) Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Creatures Myth & Legend 2014 PEGASUS REVERSE PF S$5 (PF) Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Lunar Series 2014 GILT YEAR OF THE HORSE S$5 (PF) Monday, January 27, 2014

2014 — Tuvalu

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Silver Commemorative 2014 AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS S$1 (PF) Thursday, August 14, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P AMERICAN BUFFALO HIGH RELIEF S$1 (PF) Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Deadly and Dangerous 2014 SPIDER-HUNTING SCORPION COLORIZED S$1 (PF) Thursday, July 3, 2014
Gods of Olympus 2014P 2oz POSEIDON - HIGH RELIEF S$2 (PF) Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Mother's Love 2014P GIRAFFE COLORIZED S50C (PF) Thursday, June 19, 2014
Silver Commemorative 2014P BALD EAGLE HIGH RELIEF S$1 (PF) Monday, May 5, 2014
Australia's Reptiles 2014 THORNY DEVIL LIZARD COLORIZED S$1 (PF) Friday, May 2, 2014
Gods of Olympus 2014 2oz RULER OF THE GODS - ZEUS $2 (PF MA) Friday, March 21, 2014

Additional issues will be added as their release is announced and confirmed.

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