2021 US First and Early Releases® Cutoff Dates
Posted on 12/31/2020
To qualify for First Releases or Early Releases, all coins must generally be received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository on or before the Cutoff Date listed to be eligible for the First Releases or Early Releases designation.
Note: The Early Releases label will be the default for submissions, so be sure to request the First Releases label if applicable.
Coins held in NGC-approved depositories must be submitted for certification no later than six months after the coin's release date.
The table below can be sorted automatically by clicking on the column headers. Issues that are currently eligible for the Early or First Releases designation are shown highlighted in blue.
|Official U.S. Coins & Medals | Private Tokens & Medals|
|Official US Mint Set||2021 Birthday Set (PF)||Thursday, February 4, 2021|
|Official US Mint Set||2021 Happy Birthday Set (PF)||Thursday, February 4, 2021|
|Official US Mint Set||2020 S Silver Limited Edition Set: American Eagle S$1, 50 Cent Kennedy, Roosevelt dime, ATB Quarters: American Samoa; Weir Farm; Salt River Bay; Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller; Tallgrass Prairie (PF)||Monday, January 11, 2021|
|ATB 5oz||2020 P 5oz Silver Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve 25C (SP)||Wednesday, January 6, 2021|
|ATB 5oz||2020 P 5oz Silver Rockefeller National Park 25C (SP)||Wednesday, December 23, 2020|
2021 — Private Tokens & Medals
Additional issues will be added as their release is announced and confirmed.
* Regular submissions of the following coins to NGC in the United States are not eligible for the First Releases designation: Mint State American Silver Eagles, Mint State American Gold Eagles, Mint State Chinese Silver Pandas and Mint State Chinese Gold Pandas. The First Releases designation may be made available for these coins to select bulk submitters only.
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