NGC Special Labels and Designations for the 2023-W Proof Silver Eagles
Posted on 2/20/2023
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To commemorate the latest Silver Eagles, Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) is excited to offer a variety of special designations and labels, including the NGC Early Releases and First Releases Labels as well as the West Point Mint Gold Star Label.
|2023-W Proof Silver Eagle with the NGC First Releases Label and the NGC West Point Mint Gold Star Label
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The 2023 coin's obverse features the classic full-length figure of Liberty in stride created by Adolph A. Weinman, which was updated in 2021. The Silver Eagles now include more of Weinman's original details due to technological advancements in the design and minting processes.
In 2021, the reverse of the Silver Eagle coin was completely redesigned. It features a single eagle about to land while carrying an oak branch in its talons. It was engraved by acclaimed medallic artist Michael Gaudioso, who signs certification labels exclusively for NGC. (2023-W Proof Silver Eagles certified with the NGC Michael Gaudioso Signature Label will be available through select retailers.)
For coins to qualify for the Early Releases and First Releases designations, NGC must receive submissions within the first 30 days of release. Further, coins from the 2023 Congratulations Set qualify for a "Congratulations Set" designation for no additional fee.
- Submit the coins under the Modern grading tier or higher.
- If you are submitting the 2023-W Proof Silver Eagle in the Congratulations Set, the coin must remain sealed in the original Mint shipping box to receive the set designation.
- If you would like Mint packaging returned, select “Return Mint Packaging” on the NGC Submission Form. The fee is $5, plus the cost of shipping.
The following designations are available for this coin:
|Early Releases||+$15||On the US submission form, select Early Releases under Box 7. See cut-off dates here.|
|First Releases||+$15||On the US submission form, select First Releases under Box 7. See cut-off dates here.|
|Congratulations Set||Free||For coins submitted in the 2023 Congratulations Set. Coins must be submitted in the sealed original Mint shipping box.|
The following labels are available for this coin:
|NGC Standard Brown #377||Free||By default. Enter Standard Brown Label #377 on your submission form.|
|West Point Mint Gold Star #1238||+$8||Request West Point Mint Gold Star #1238 on your submission form. (Early Releases and First Releases designations are available on this label for an additional $15 fee, if applicable.)|
|Early Releases #378||Included with fee for Early Releases designation (+$15)||Select First Releases and enter First Releases #379 on your submission form.|
|First Releases #379||Included with fee for First Releases designation (+$15)||Select First Releases and enter First Releases #379 on your submission form.|
Questions? Contact NGC Customer Service at service@NGCcoin.com or 1-800-NGC-COIN (1-800-642-2646).
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NGC’s First Day of Issue designation and labels are available for select bulk submissions only. To qualify for First Day of Issue, coins must be purchased within one day of the first day that a mint makes a new coin issue available for sale and must be received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository within one week of the release date. NGC will require that the submitter provide adequate evidence (including purchase receipts) to demonstrate the date when the coins were purchased.
For bulk submissions, contact Scott Heller at Sheller@NGCcoin.com or 941-360-3990.
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