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Individually Numbered Strikes

How many Individually Numbered Strikes has NGC graded?

Individually Numbered Strikes are grouped into the population for the non-designated issue in the NGC Census.

Are Individually Numbered Strikes eligible for inclusion in the NGC Registry?

Yes, Individually Numbered Strikes are eligible for inclusion in the popular NGC Registry. Individually Numbered Strikes receive the same point score as non-designated issues.

What coins are eligible for Individual Numbered Strikes designations?

Only certain coins are eligible for an Individually Numbered Strikes designation from NGC. This designation is generally offered only to submitters of bulk quantities of qualifying coins. An advance request and prior authorization from NGC is required. To qualify for Individual Numbered Strikes designations, the minting must be witnessed and documented by an authorized representative of NGC or the coins must be accompanied by a copy of official mint documentation that individually identifies the order in which the coins were struck.

Does the US Mint sell "First Strike" coins?

The US Mint does not currently use the term "First Strike" on any coins that it sells. The US Mint announcement on "First Strike" coinage can be viewed on its website.

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