NGC SERVICES & FEES

NGC offers several submission tiers and services to meet the needs of coin collectors and professionals alike. It is necessary to choose the option that corresponds to the value and category of coins you are submitting as well as the turnaround time you desire. You may submit most US and World coins for grading. For more information on coins accepted by NGC for grading, please see Coins We Grade. For tips on how to submit your coins, refer to our How to Submit page.

NGC’s comprehensive Written Guarantee of grade and authenticity covers all grading tiers described here. Please also review our Terms and Conditions.

In order to make submitting US coins and World coins easier for you, we have detailed the requirements for each in two separate charts below. Please see the charts for specific coin submission requirements.

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US Coins


Turnaround times are approximate and not guaranteed. Estimated turnaround begins on the day coins are received at NGC. An $8 handling fee per invoice applies to all submissions in addition to the grading tiers below.


Grading Service Fee
(per coin)
Turnaround
(Est.)
Current
Turnaround
Requirements
Unlimited Value WalkThrough $600 24 hours 48 hours All US coins. Unlimited value.
High Value WalkThrough $250 24 hours 24 hours All US coins. Maximum value $250,000 or less.
WalkThrough $125 24 hours 48 hours All US coins. Maximum value $100,000.
Express $60 48 hours 3 Working Days All US coins. Maximum value $10,000.
↑ All tiers above include Scratch-Resistant Holders for no additional fee.↑
↓ Upgrade to Scratch-Resistant Holders for the following tiers for an additional $5.00 per coin. ↓
Early Bird $30 12 working days 12 working days All US coins. Maximum value $3,000. Add $5 for Early Releases or First Releases designations.
Specialty Gold $30 5 working days 5 working days All California fractional, $1 gold, $2.5 gold, $3 gold, $5 Indians, and all better-date US gold. Maximum value $3,000 per coin. <b>Five (5) coin minimum</b>.
GoldRush $25 5 working days 5 working days All US dates for $5, $10, $20 Liberty; $10 Indian and $20 Saint-Gaudens. Maximum value $3,000. Five (5) coin minimum.
Economy $18 21 working days 21 working days All non-gold US coins. Maximum value $300. Excludes US Colonials. <b>Five (5) coin minimum</b>. Add $5 for Early Releases or First Releases designations.
Modern $15 12 working days 12 working days All US coins 1955 to present. No patterns, die trials, etc. Maximum value $1,000. Five (5) coin minimum. Note: Five-coin minimum waived for America The Beautiful 5-ounce silver quarter. Tier fee includes Early Releases or First Releases designations. Certain modern coins must be submitted under a higher tier. For a current list, visit NGCoin.com/modern.
Modern Special $20 12 working days 12 working days All US coins 1955 to present requiring a non-standard NGC label. Maximum value $1,000.Five (5) coin minimum. Note: Five-coin minimum waived for America The Beautiful 5-ounce silver quarter. Tier fee includes Early Releases or First Releases designations. Certain modern coins must be submitted under a higher tier. For a current list, visit NGCoin.com/modern.
PreScreen Call for rates Varies Varies Elite Collectors Society Members only. 100 or more of the same type.

All of the grading tiers described here 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.

Grading Service Fee
(per coin)
Turnaround
(Est.)
Current
Turnaround
Requirements
Early Releases®/First Releases® According to tier chosen According to tier chosen Early Releases/First Releases: Add $5 for Economy and Early Bird tier submissions only. Early Releases/First Releases fee is included in the Modern Special, Express and WalkThrough tiers. Check NGCcoin.com for eligibility and cut-off dates.
CrossOver Tier price According to tier chosen 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. 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 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.
VarietyPlus® Tier price + $15 Tier + 5 working days Tier + 5 working days Upon request, NGC examines coins for recognized varieties and certifies with applicable designation. Also, choose a grading tier according to coin value and desired turnaround. See VarietyPlus for a complete list of varieties we recognize. If you would like a coin already graded by NGC reviewed for variety, do not select a grading tier. Select the VarietyPlus service option. Variety Plus fees apply when this service is requested regardless of whether or not NGC determines your coin to be a recognized variety.
Mint Error Tier price +$15* Tier + 5 working days 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 fees apply when this service is requested regardless of whether or not NGC determines your coin to be a recognized error coin.
Tokens & Medals Tier price According to tier chosen (Additional turnaround time may apply) According to tier chosen 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 According to tier chosen Coins over 45mm in diameter are placed in NGC Oversize Holder. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
ReHolder ReHolder $10
High Value ReHolder $25
5 working days 5 working days A coin in an NGC holder submitted for placement in a new holder. ReHolder for coins valued at $10,000 or less; High Value ReHolder for coins valued over $10,000. Placed in a Scratch-Resistant EdgeView® holder. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
ReHolder w/Label Change $14 5 working days 5 working days All coins valued at $10,000 or less requesting a special NGC label. Placed in a Scratch-Resistant Holder. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
Oversize ReHolder Oversize ReHolder $18
High Value Oversize ReHolder $45
5 working days 5 working days All coins over 45 mm. Oversize ReHolder for coins valued at $10,000 or less; High Value Oversize ReHolder for coins valued over $10,000. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
Appearance Review No Charge 12 working days 12 working days A service for review of an NGC coin you believe is over graded.
Designation Review $12 5 working days 5 working days NGC certified coins you'd like reviewed for a particular designation or variety, such as "FB", "RB" or "*". There is no Designation Review service for +, which must be submitted for ReGrade. For varieties, use VarietyPlus and separate from Designation Review services. Maximum value $10,000. Higher value coins must be submitted under ReGrade.
NCS Crossover $8 5 working days 5 working days Coins encapsulated by NCS are NGC Details Graded.
Low Resolution Imaging $5/coin. Applies to all on invoice. Tier + 1 working day Tier + 1 working day If chosen, NGC provides an accurate 72 dpi, JPEG image of the NGC coin holder's obverse and reverse. Sent via email. Ideal for use on the internet and the NGC Registry.
NGC Photo Vision® $15 10-14 working days 10-14 working days A PDF with high-quality enlarged images of the coin's obverse and reverse and label information. Sent via email.
PHOTO PROOF® Deluxe $65 Duplicate $15 Digital Delivery $5 Deluxe: 10-14 working days
Duplicate: 5-7 working days
Digital Delivery: 10-14 working days
Deluxe and Digital Delivery: 10-14
Duplicate: 5-7 days
Available only for NGC-Certified coins. Coins you submit for NGC grading can digitally imaged and presented by NGC’s PHOTO PROOF. See NGC Imaging Services for details.
Metallurgic Analysis $75 3 working days 3 working days Upon request, NGC performs a composition surface scan. Only coins with non-standard metal composition will have the weight and the three most abundant non-trace metals listed on the certification label. Metallurgic analysis is available for all pattern, essai, trial and mint error coins, tokens and medals.
Return Mint Packaging $3/submission 1 working day 1 working day Return Mint packaging (capsules, Certificates of Authenticity and Mint boxes). We do not return flips or other packaging.

World Coins


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 tier: RUSSIA, gold and silver coins, dated 1839 and before; RUSSIA, platinum coins, dated 1845 and before; CHINA, gold and silver coins, dated 1932 and before. May affect turnaround time. An $8 handling fee per invoice applies to all submissions in addition to the below grading tiers.

Grading Service Fee
(per coin)
Turnaround
(Est.)
Current
Turnaround
Requirements
Unlimited Value WalkThrough $600 24 hours* 24 hours* All world coins. Unlimited Value. *Extra research is occasionally required on more esoteric items.
High Value WalkThrough $250 24 hours* 24 hours* All world coins. Maximum value $250,000. *Extra research is occasionally required on more esoteric items
WalkThrough $125 24 hours* 24 hours* All world coins. Maximum value $100,000. *Extra research is occasionally required on more esoteric items.
Express $60 48 hours* 48 hours* All world coins. Maximum value value $10,000. Extra research is occasionally required on more esoteric items.
↑ All tiers above include Scratch-Resistant Holders for no additional fee.↑
↓ Upgrade to Scratch-Resistant Holders for the following tiers for an additional $5.00 per coin. ↓
Standard $35 12 working days* 12 working days* All world coin. Maximum value $3,000. Add $5 for Early Releases or First Releases designations. *Extra research is occasionally required on more esoteric items.
Gold $30 5 working days* 5 working days* All common date world gold coins struck prior to 1980. Maximum value $3,000. Five (5) coin minimum. *Extra research is occasionally required on more esoteric items.
Value $19 21 working days 21 working days All non-gold world coins. Maximum value $300. Five (5) coin minimum.. Add $5 for Early Releases or First Releases designations.
World Modern $17 12 working days 12 working days Regular issue coins 1970 to present (no patterns, die trials, etc.). Maximum value $1,000. Five (5) coin minimum.. Certain modern coins must be submitted under a higher tier. For a current list, visit NGCoin.com/modern.
World Modern Special $22 12 working days 12 working days Regular issue coins 1970 to present requiring a non-standard NGC label. Maximum value $1,000. Five (5) coin minimum. Certain modern coins must be submitted under a higher tier. For a current list, visit NGCoin.com/modern.

All of the grading tiers described here 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.

Grading Service Fee
(per coin)
Turnaround
(Est.)
Current
Turnaround
Requirements
Early Releases®/First Releases® According to tier chosen According to tier chosen Early Releases/First Releases: Add $5 for Standard and Value tier submissions only. Early Releases/First Releases fee is included in the Modern Special, Express and WalkThrough tiers. Check NGCcoin.com for eligibility and cut-off dates.
CrossOver Tier price According to tier chosen
Ex: CrossOver Gold is 5 working days
According to tier chosen 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. 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
Ex: ReGrade standard is 10 working days
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.
VarietyPlus® Tier price + $15 Tier + 5 working days Tier + 5 working days NGC examines coins for recognized varieties and certifies with applicable designation. Choose a grading tier according to coin value and turnaround. If you would like a coin already graded by NGC reviewed for variety, do not select a grding tier. Select the variety Plus service option. VarietyPlus attribution fees apply when this service is requested - regardless of whether or not NGC determines your coin to be a recognized variety. See VarietyPlus for a complete list of varieties we recognize.
Mint Error Tier price + $15 Tier + 5 working days
Ex:Mint Error value is 15 working days
Tier + 5 working days NGC examines 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.
Tokens & Medals Tier price According to tier chosen (Additional Turnaround time may apply) According to tier chosen 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 According to tier chosen Coins over 45mm in diameter are placed in NGC Oversize Holder. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
ReHolder ReHolder $10
High Value ReHolder $25
5 working days 5 working days A coin in an NGC holder submited for placement in a new holder. ReHolder for coins valued at $10,000 or less; High Value ReHolder for coins valued over $10,000. Placed in a Scratch-Resistant EdgeView® holder. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
ReHolder w/Label Change $14 5 working days 5 working days All coins valued at $10,000 or less requesting a special NGC label. Placed in a Scratch-Resistant Holder. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
Oversize ReHolder Oversize ReHolder $18
High Value Oversize ReHolder $45
5 working days 5 working days A coin in an NGC holder submitted for placement in a new holder. ReHolder for all coins valued at $10,000 or less; High Value ReHolder for all coins valued over $10,000. Must be submitted on a separate submission form.
Designation Review $12 5 working days 5 working days NGC-certified coins you'd like reviewed for a particular designation such as "FB," "RB," or "*." There is no Designation Review for +, which must be submitted for ReGrade. Maximum value $10,000. Higher value coins must be submitted under ReGrade.
NCS Crossover $8 5 working days 5 working days Coins encapsulated by NCS are NGC Details Graded.
Return Mint Packaging $3/submission 1 working day 1 working day Return Mint packaging (capsules, Certificates of Authenticity and Mint Packaging). We do not return flips or other packaging.
Low Resolution Imaging $5/coin. Applies to all on the invoice Tier + 1 working day Tier + 1 working day If chosen, NGC provides an accurate 72 dpi, JPEG image of the NGC coin holder’s obverse and reverse. Applies to all coins on the invoice. Sent by email. Ideal for use on the internet and the NGC Registry.
NGC Photo Vision® $15 10-14 working days 10-14 working days A PDF with high-quality enlarged images of the coin's obverse and reverse and label information. Sent via email.
PHOTO PROOF® Deluxe $65 Duplicate $15 Digital Delivery $5 Deluxe and Digital Delivery 10-14 days Duplicate: 5-7 days Deluxe and Digital Delivery 10-14 days Duplicate: 5-7 days Available only for NGC-Certified coins. Coins you submit for NGC grading can digitally imaged and presented by NGC’s PHOTO PROOF. See NGC Imaging Services for details.
Appearance Review No charge 12 working days 12 working days A service for review of an NGC coin you believe is over-graded.
Metallurgic Analysis $75 3 working days 3 working days Upon request, NGC performs a composition surface scan. Only coins with non-standard metal composition will have the weight and the three most abundant non-trace metals listed on the certification label. Metallurgic analysis is available for all pattern, essai, trial and mint error coins, tokens and medals.

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.