NGC CERTIFICATION LABELS

The following is the current list of NGC labels available to all submitters, with a brief description of eligible coins. Some labels require special submission instructions. For complete details, read the available links. This is not a comprehensive list of NGC labels that you may see in the marketplace. It is meant to be a guide as to what labels are available to all NGC Collectors Society members and authorized dealers. Elite NGC Collectors Society members and NGC Authorized Dealers are eligible for bulk submission rates and labels. Learn more >

Select Special Label / Releases (Tier + $15) on the NGC Submission Form.

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NGC Primary Labels

NGC Standard Brown

NGC Standard (Brown)

NGC’s standard brown label for all US and World coins. This label is used for all submissions unless otherwise noted below. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes. The new, larger version of this label (pictured) will be the default label for most tier submissions.

First Releases (Blue)

First Releases® (Blue)

Available for selected US and world coins received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository during the first 30 days of release. See complete details. The new, larger version of this label (pictured) will be the default label for most tier submissions.

Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

Early Releases Blue

Early Releases® (Blue)

Available for selected US and world coins received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository during the first 30 days of release. See complete details. The new, larger version of this label (pictured) will be the default label for most tier submissions.

Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

Details Grade Purple

Details Grade (Purple)

Coins with detrimental surface conditions receive this purple label. This label is applied automatically for all NGC grading tier submissions. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.The new, larger version of this label (pictured) will be the default label for most tier submissions.

See additional details on NGC’s Details Grading program.

NGC Ancients

NGC Ancients

Coins struck in the Western World from the origins of coinage through c. AD 500, as well as coins of the Byzantine Empire (AD 491–1453) receive this label.

See additional details on coins graded by NGC Ancients.

US Coins

America's National Treasures

America’s National Treasures®

Available for the America the Beautiful Quarters, including the 5 oz coins. This label is distinctive and patriotic, featuring a full-color design emblematic of the phrase “America the Beautiful.” Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

This is the default label for all America's National Treasures coins and there is no additional service fee.

See additional submission details for the America’s National Treasures label.

Presidential Dollars

Presidential Dollars

Presidential $1 coins label. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

This is the default label for all Presidential Dollars and there is no additional service fee.

Presidential $1 Coins Packaged in US Mint Official American Presidency $1 Coin Covers

NGC will grade the enclosed coins and seal the entire US Mint cover within a clear semi-rigid plastic sleeve. A label across the top of the holder describes the cover and enclosed coins.

See additional submission details for the US Mint Presidential $1 Coin Cover label.

First Spouse

First Spouse

A special label for First Spouse Series gold $10 coins and bronze medals. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

This is the default label for all First Spouse coins and there is no additional service fee.

See additional submission details for the First Spouse label.

Buffalo

Buffalo

Available for all US Mint-issued Buffalo coins with the James Earle Fraser design, including Buffalo Nickels 1913-1938, Gold Buffaloes 2006-Date and the 2001 American Buffalo Silver Dollar Commemorative.

Submitters may request the pedigree “100TH ANNIVERSARY” with this label.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Buffalo" to receive this label.

Kennedy 50th Anniversary

Kennedy “Ask Not”

Available for all Kennedy coins.

This is the default label for all Kennedy 50th Anniversary special labels and there is no additional service charge. For all other Kennedy coins, select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Kennedy Ask Not".

FDR Quote

FDR “Fear Itself”

Available for the Proof 2015-W March of Dimes Dollar, Proof 2015-W Roosevelt Dime and Reverse Proof 2015-P Roosevelt Dime released in the U.S. Mint’s March of Dimes Special Silver Set. Coins from this set will be pedigreed MARCH OF DIMES SET.

See additional submission details for the Roosevelt March of Dimes Set label.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15). This is the default label for the March of Dimes Set.

Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief

Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief

2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle. This label features an enlarged rendering of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s monogram as it appears on the coin.

This is the default label for all 2009 Ultra High Relief coins and there is no additional service charge.

See additional submission details for the Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief label.

San Francisco Mint

San Francisco Mint

Available for all US coins that feature the “S” mintmark of the San Francisco Mint. The label features a stylized “S” reminiscent of the mintmark used on coins struck at this collectible mint.

Select Special Label/Releases (+$15) - Other and specify "San Francisco S." This is the default label for the 2012 San Francisco Eagle Set.

See additional submission details for the San Francisco Mint label.

West Point Mint Gold Star

West Point Mint Gold Star

Available for the 2013 West Point Eagle Set and for other coins through NGC's bulk submissions program.

Select Special Label/Releases (+$15) - Other and specify "West Point Gold Star." This is the default label for the 2013 West Point Eagle Set.

American Liberty Flag

American Liberty Flag

Available for the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal, 2015-W American Liberty High Relief and 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle coins issued by the US Mint.

This is the default label for the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal and the 2015-W High Relief $100 and there is no additional service charge. This label may be requested for the 2009 Ultra High Relief $20 by selecting Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specifying "American Liberty Flag Label."

See additional submission details for the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal and 2015-W American Liberty High Relief.

See additional submission details for the 2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle.

2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold

2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold

Available for 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold coin issued by the US Mint.

This is the default label for all 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial Gold coins.

See additional submission details for the 100th Anniversary Mercury Dime label.

Eagle 25th Anniversary

Eagle 25th Anniversary

Available for coins in the 2011 US Mint sets commemorating the 25th anniversary of the American Eagle coins. Coins from these sets will be pedigreed as EAGLE 25th ANNIVERSARY SET.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "25th Anniversary Set." This is the default label for the 25th Anniversary Eagle Set.

See additional submission details for the Eagle 25th Anniversary Blue label.

Eagle 20th Anniversary Blue Label

Eagle 20th Anniversary — Blue Label

Available for coins in the 2006 US Mint gold sets commemorating the 20th anniversary of the American Eagle Bullion Program. Coins from these sets will be pedigreed as EAGLE 20TH ANNIVERSARY. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Eagle 20th Anniversary - Blue Label."

See additional submission details for the Eagle 20th Anniversary Blue label.

Eagle 20th Anniversary Black Label

Eagle 20th Anniversary — Black Label

Available for coins in the 2006 three-piece 20th Anniversary Silver Set are designated with the pedigree SILVER DOLLAR SET and encapsulated with this variant black label.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Eagle 20th Anniversary - Black Label."

See additional submission details for the Eagle 20th Anniversary Black label.

Platinum Eagle 10th Anniversary

Platinum Eagle 10th Anniversary

Available for coins in the 2007 US Mint’s limited edition two-coin platinum set commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Platinum American Eagle Bullion Program. Coins from these sets will be pedigreed as EAGLE 10TH ANNIVERSARY.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Platinum Eagle 10th Anniversary."

See additional submission details for the Platinum Eagle 10th Anniversary label.

GSA and US Mint Soft Packs

Oversize label at the top of the semi-rigid soft pack case.

See additional submission details for GSA and US Mint Soft Packs.

GSA Holders

Oversized label that wraps around the rigid GSA holder.

See additional submission details for GSA Holders.

100 Greatest US Modern Coins

100 Greatest US Modern Coins

Available for coins featured in 100 Greatest US Modern Coins. The attractive black and tan NGC label boldly shows a coin’s rank adjacent to the standard NGC certification information, including description and grade.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "100 Greatest US Modern Coins."

See additional submission details for the 100 Greatest US Modern Coins label.

100 Greatest US Modern Coins 2nd Edition

100 Greatest US Modern Coins 2nd Edition

Available for coins featured in 100 Greatest US Modern Coins 2nd Edition. The attractive blue and black NGC label boldly shows a coin’s rank adjacent to the standard NGC certification information, including description and grade.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "100 Greatest US Modern Coins - 2nd Edition."

See additional submission details for the 100 Greatest US Modern Coins 2nd Edition label.

Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins

Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins

Available for coins featured in Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins. This label features the red star and “Top 50” from the book’s cover. This label requires a special request.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Top 50 Modern Coins."

See additional submission details for the Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins label.

September 11 National Medal

September 11 National Medal

Available for the September 11 National Commemorative Medal issued by the US Mint. The label features the obverse image of the medal with the US flag waving in the background.

This is the default label for the September 11 National Medal and there is no additional service fee.

See additional submission details for the September 11 National Medal label.

World Coins

Australia Label

Australia

All Australia coins issued 1970-date.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Australia."

Canada Label

Canada

All Canada Mint issued coins 1970-date.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Canada."

Canadian Classic Coins

Canadian First Gold Coins

Available for the 30,000 Canada 1912 to 1914 $5 and $10 gold coins released by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2012 after being stored in the vaults of the Bank of Canada for 75 years (both premium hand-selected and hand-selected).

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Canada First Gold."

See additional submission details for the Canada’s First Gold Label.

China Early Releases Label

China Early Releases

Available for select Chinese modern coins received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository during the first 30 days of release. See complete details.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "China Early Releases."

For additional submission instructions for the bilingual China Early Releases label, click here.

China First Releases Label

China First Releases

Available for select Chinese modern coins received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository during the first 30 days of release. See complete details.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "China First Releases."

For additional submission instructions for the bilingual China First Releases label, click here.

Chinese New Year Labels

A series of labels designed to celebrate the Chinese New Year. All common date Chinese Modern Coins, 1979-Date.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Chinese New Year Labels."

See additional submission details and Tier requirements on the Chinese New Year Labels.

Chinese Year of the Dragon

Chinese Year of the Dragon

All dragon coins. All dates and denominations are eligible. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Chinese Year of the Dragon."

Chinese Year of the Snake

Chinese Year of the Snake

All snake coins. All dates and denominations are eligible. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Chinese Year of the Snake."

Chinese Year of the Horse

Chinese Year of the Horse

All horse coins. All dates and denominations are eligible. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Chinese Year of the Horse."

Chinese Year of the Goat

Chinese Year of the Goat

All goat coins. All dates and denominations are eligible. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Chinese Year of the Goat."

Chinese Year of the Monkey

Chinese Year of the Monkey

All monkey coins. All dates and denominations are eligible. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Chinese Year of the Monkey."

Panda

Panda

All panda coins. All dates and denominations are eligible. This label requires a special request.

Select Special Label/Releases - Other (+$15) and specify "Panda."

Discontinued Labels

Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame

Available for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins issued by the US Mint. Includes the officially licensed National Baseball Hall of Fame logo.

See additional submission details and Tier requirements for the NGC Baseball Hall of Fame label.

Holiday

Holiday

All Modern US and world coins.

Kennedy Halves

Kennedy Sepia Tone

Available for all Kennedy coins.

Lincoln Series

Lincoln Series

Available for the 2009 Bicentennial Lincoln coins: 2009 Lincoln Commemorative Dollar in Proof and Mint State and the 2009 Bicentennial Lincoln Cents in Mint State (both circulation and mint set or SMS issues) and proof issues. Label is available in regular and NGC Oversize Holder® sizes.

See additional submission details for the Lincoln Series label.

Rockwell Eisenhower

Rockwell Eisenhower

Available for Eisenhower Dollars (valued under $1,000). Limited offer.

See additional submission details for the Rockwell - Eisenhower label.

Rockwell Kennedy

Rockwell Kennedy

Available for Kennedy Half Dollars (valued under $1,000). Limited offer.

See additional submission details for the Rockwell - Kennedy label.