US First and Early ReleasesĀ® Cutoff Dates

First Releases Overview | Early Releases Overview

World First and Early Releases Cutoff Dates

To qualify for First Releases or Early Releases, all coins must generally be received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository 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 five years after the Cutoff 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.

2016

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Gold Buffalo 2016 BUFFALO .9999 FINE G$50 (MS) Monday February 15, 2016
Circulation Issue 2016 P SACAGAWEA WARTIME CODE TALKERS $1 (MS) Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Circulation Issue 2016 D SACAGAWEA WARTIME CODE TALKERS $1 (MS) Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Silver Commemorative 2016 P MARK TWAIN $1 (PF) Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Silver Commemorative 2016 P MARK TWAIN $1 (MS) Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Gold Commemorative 2016 W MARK TWAIN $5 (MS) Thursday, February 18, 2016
Gold Commemorative 2016 W MARK TWAIN $5 (PF) Thursday, February 18, 2016
Silver Eagle 2016 EAGLE S$1 (MS)* Monday, February 15, 2016
Gold Eagle 2016 EAGLE G$5 (MS)* Monday, February 15, 2016
Gold Eagle 2016 EAGLE G$10 (MS)* Monday, February 15, 2016
Gold Eagle 2016 EAGLE G$25 (MS)* Monday, February 15, 2016
Gold Eagle 2016 EAGLE G$50 (MS)* Monday, February 15, 2016
Circulation Issue 2015 S SARATOGA 25C (MS) Friday, January 15, 2016
ATB 5oz Silver 2015 ATB 5 OUNCE - SARATOGA (MS) Monday, January 11, 2016
Platinum Eagle 2015-W EAGLE P$100 (PF) Wednesday, January 6, 2016
ATB 5oz Silver 2015-P ATB 5 OUNCE - SARATOGA (SP) Monday, January 4, 2016


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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