NGC Announces New Submission Forms, Revised Services and Fees

Posted on 3/5/2013

Updates are effective April 1, 2013, and include new submission fees for both US and world coins.

NGC has announced updated submission forms and a revised services and fees schedule that will go into effect April 1, 2013.

NGC is introducing one submission form for both US and World coins. In addition, Collectors Society members and dealers will use the same submission form.

The Terms and Conditions, previously referenced in the Payment and Signature box for credit card payments, is now a separate section (Box 11) and must be signed for your order to be processed.

The modified form also includes a Consent to Remove Coins and a Release for Coins with Additive Applications located on the back of the cover sheet. If applicable, the Consent and/or Release must be signed and returned with the submission.

The new form is intended to simplify the submission process. All coins shipped to NGC after March 31, 2013, should be accompanied by the new submission form. Note: US and World coins must still be submitted on separate forms.

While a number of refinements to services and fees are being introduced, changes that affect World coins, Variety Plus®, Mint Error, ReHolder and Imaging services are most significant.

NGC has changed the maximum value limit on several of its World grading tiers to coincide with the corresponding US grading tiers. Additionally, the maximum value limit for both US and World Modern and Modern Special tiers is $2,500. Changes to services include increases to Variety Plus, Mint Error and some ReHolder services.

NGC's Photo Vision, a PDF with high-quality enlarged images of the coin's obverse and reverse and label information, has been reduced to $15. Do you have a special imaging request? Contact the NGC Imaging Service Department.

The Return Packaging (Ex. Mint capsules, Certificates of Authenticity and Mint boxes) fee has been changed to $3 per submission plus shipping. These items will be returned immediately; not with the graded coins.

NGC Ancients is also introducing one submissionform for both Collectors Society Members and Dealers. In addition, the Ultra Rarities Tier fee has been changed to 1 percent of value.

Discounted submission rates are available to NGC Authorized Dealers and Elite-level members of the NGC Collectors Society.

Please refer to the chart below for more details on these and all other 2013 service revisions.


US Coins


Turnaround times are approximate and not guaranteed. Estimated turnaround begins on the day coins are received at NGC.
Grading Tier Fee
(per coin)
Turnaround
(Est.)
Requirements
Unlimited Value WalkThrough $600 24 hours All US coins. Unlimited value.
High Value WalkThrough $250 24 hours All US coins. Maximum value $250,000.
WalkThrough $125 24 hours All US coins. Maximum value $100,000.
Express $60 48 hours All US coins. Maximum value $10,000.
↑ All tiers above include Scratch-Resistant Holders for no additional fee. ↑
↓ Scratch-Resistant Holders are available for tiers below for an additional $5.00/coin. ↓
Early Bird $30 12 working days All US coins. Maximum value $3,000.
Specialty Gold $30 5 working days All California fractional, $1 gold, $2.50 gold, $3 gold, $5 Indians and all better date US gold. Maximum value $3,000 per coin. Five (5) coin minimum
GoldRush $25 5 working days All dates for $5, $10, $20 Liberty; $10 Indian; $20 Saint-Gaudens and $5, $10, $25, $50 US gold bullion. Maximum value $3,000. Five (5) coin minimum
Economy $17 21 working days All US non-gold coins. Maximum value $300. Excludes Colonials. Five (5) coin minimum
Modern $14 12 working days All US coins 1955 to present (no patterns, die trials, etc.). Maximum value $2,500. Five (5) coin minimum. 5-coin minimum waived for America The Beautiful 5 oz. quarters.
Modern Special $20 12 working days All US coins 1955 to present requiring a non-standard NGC label. Maximum value $2,500. Five (5) coin minimum. 5-coin minimum waived for America The Beautiful 5 oz. quarters.
PreScreen Call for rates. Varies Authorized Dealers and Elite Collectors Society Members only. 100 or more of the same type.


World Coins


Grading Tier Fee
(per coin)
Turnaround
(Est.)
Requirements
Unlimited High Value WalkThrough $600 24 hours*
All world coins. Unlimited value.
High Value WalkThrough $250 24 hours*
All world coins. Maximum value $250,000.
WalkThrough $125 24 hours*
All world coins. Maximum value $100,000.
Express $60 48 hours* All world coins. Maximum value $10,000.
↑ All tiers above include Scratch-Resistant Holders for no additional fee. ↑
↓ Scratch-Resistant Holders are available for tiers below for an additional $5.00/coin. ↓
Standard $35 12 working days* All world coins. Maximum value $3,000.
*Occasionally there may be a delay as extra research is required on more esoteric items.
Gold $30 5 working days All common date world gold. Maximum value $3,000. Five (5) coin minimum.
Value $19 21 working days All World coins. Maximum value $300. Five (5) coin minimum.
World Modern $17 12 working days Regular-issue coins 1970 to present. Maximum value $2,500. Five (5) coin minimum.
World Modern Special $23 12 working days Regular-issue coins 1970 to present requiring a non-standard NGC label. Maximum value $2,500. Five (5) coin minimum.
PreScreen Call for rates. Varies Authorized Dealers and Elite Collectors Society Members only. 100 or more of the same type.
COINS REQUIRING ADDITIONAL RESEARCH
Certain coins valued under $3,000 that require additional research for authentication are NOT eligible for World Standard, Gold and Value tiers. Submit the following coins using World Express or higher tier: RUSSIA, gold and silver coins, dated 1839 and before; RUSSIA, platinum coins, dated 1845 and before; CHINA, gold and silver coins, dated 1934 and before. May affect turnaround time.

All of the grading tiers described above are covered by NGC's comprehensive guarantee of grade and authenticity. Any questions you may have about NGC's grading services can be answered by an NGC Customer Service Representative or an authorized member/dealer. These professionals can help you decide which tier or service offered by NGC best meets your needs.


Ancient Coins



Grading Tier Fee
(per coin)
Turnaround
(Est.)
Requirements
Bulk $25 20 working days Ancient coins. Maximum value $1,500. 50-coin minimum
Bulk $35 20 working days Ancient coins requiring double-thick holders. Maximum valued $1,500. 50-coin minimum
Standard $35 20 working days Ancient coins valued up to $3,000.
Express $75 5 working days Ancient coins valued up to $10,000 (and all coins valued $3,000 to $10,000).
Rarities $150 5 working days Ancient coins valued from $10,001-$50,000.
Ultra Rarities 1% of value 5 working days Ancient coins valued over $50,000.



Services for both US and World Coins


Grading Service Fee
(per coin)
Turnaround
(Est.)
Requirements
CrossOver Tier price According to tier chosen
CLICK FOR DETAILED SERVICE INFORMATION. Review of PCGS-holdered coins for NGC certification. Coins will be removed from their holders only if they can be graded at the same grade or higher than your specified minimum grade. Specify “ANY” as the minimum grade to have your coin crossed regardless of grade. Specify “DETAILS” to cross coins with detrimental surface conditions. NGC does not accept MS / PF 70 coins for CrossOver at the same grade. You may not request a higher minimum grade than is on the current holder. Non-PCGS-holdered coins must be removed from their holders and submitted raw.
ReGrade Tier price According to tier chosen
If you disagree with a grade assigned by NGC, you may submit the coin for review for a higher grade. Coin must be intact in its holder. Also, choose a grading tier according to coin value and desired turnaround.
Mint Error* Tier price +$15 Tier + 5 working days
NGC examines US Mint Errors and assigns a designation. Coins will be encapsulated at NGC’s discretion. Also, choose a grading tier according to coin value and desired turnaround. Mint Error attribution fees apply when this service is requested - regardless of whether or not NGC determines your coin to be a recognized error coin.
VarietyPlus®* Tier price + $15 Tier + 5 working days
Upon request, NGC examines coins for recognized varieties and certifies them with applicable designation. Also, choose a grading tier according to coin value and desired turnaround. VarietyPlus attribution fees apply when this service is requested - regardless of whether or not NGC determines your coin to be a recognized variety. See www.NGCcoin.com/VarietyPlus for a complete list of varieties we recognize.
*VarietyPlus and Mint Error attribution fees apply when these services are requested – regardless of whether or not NGC determines your coin to be a recognized variety or error coin.
Tokens & Medals Tier price According to tier chosen (Additional turnaround time may apply) For a complete list of Tokens and Medals we accept, please see Tokens and Medals Services. Variety attribution included.
NGC Oversize Holder™ Tier + $20 According to tier chosen Coins over 45mm in diameter are placed in an NGC Oversize Holder. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
ReHolder $10 5 working days All coins valued at $10,000 or less. Placed in a Scratch-Resistant EdgeView® holder.
ReHolder w/Label Change $14 5 working days All coins valued at $10,000 or less and requesting a special NGC label. Placed in a Scratch-Resistant EdgeView® holder.
High Value ReHolder $25 5 working days Coins valued over $10,000. Placed in a Scratch-Resistant EdgeView® holder.
Oversize ReHolder $18 5 working days All coins over 45 mm valued at $10,000 or less, in an NGC holder submitted for placement in a new holder.
High Value Oversize ReHolder $45 5 working days All coins over 45 mm valued over $10,000, in an NGC holder submitted for placement in a new holder.
Designation Review $12 5 working days NGC-certified coins you’d like reviewed for a particular designation, such as “FB”, “RB” or “”. There is no Designation Review service for . Coins must be submitted for ReGrade.
NCS Crossover $8 5 working days Coins encapsulated by NCS are NGC Details Graded.
Appearance Review No Charge 12 working days A service for review of an NGC coin you believe is over-graded.
Metallurgic Analysis $75 3 working days Upon request, NGC performs a composition surface scan. The weight and three most abundant non-trace metals are listed on the certification label. Available for all pattern, essay, trial and mint error coins, tokens and medals.
Return Packaging $3/submission 1 working day Upon request, NGC will return Mint packaging (capsules, Certificates of Authenticity and Mint boxes). Packaging will be returned immediately (not with the graded coins).
Low Resolution Images $5/coin, applies to all on the invoice Tier + 1 working day If chosen, NGC provides low resolution images for coins submitted under any of its grading and service tiers at $5 per coin. Applies to all coins on the invoice. Accurate 72 dpi, JPEG image of the NGC coin holder's obverse and reverse. Sent by email.
NGC Photo Vision® $15 10-14 working days A PDF laminated photo document, 5.5" x 8.5" with high-quality enlarged images of the coin's obverse and reverse and label information.
PHOTO PROOF® Deluxe $65 Duplicate $15 Deluxe: 10-14 working days Duplicate: 5-7 working days Coins you submit for NGC grading can also be digitally imaged and presented by NGC’s PHOTO PROOF. AVAILABLE ONLY FOR NGC-CERTIFIED COINS.

An $8 handling fee per invoice applies to all submissions.

NGC reserves the right to charge higher tier rates if a submitted item’s value exceeds the maximum value allowed using the originally selected tier. This also includes instances where the value provided by the submitter is below the coin’s fair market value.

 

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