NGC and NCS Announce Revised Services and Fees for 2017
Posted on 12/12/2016
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) have made a number of customer-friendly changes to their submission forms, fees and tier requirements for 2017. Collectors and dealers will benefit from more flexible submission options that present new savings opportunities. A full list of changes for submissions to the US office are listed below:
NCS Conservation Services Changes
- NCS Standard Conservation - Fee lowered to 4% Fair Market Value ($25 minimum fee).
- NCS Gold + NGC Grading – Fee of $50 includes both NCS conservation and NGC grading. This new tier accepts all uncertified gold coins, both vintage and modern, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder. Maximum value $3,000 per coin.
- NCS Modern + NGC Grading - Fee of $28 includes both NCS conservation and NGC grading. This new tier replaces the former "Modern" and "Modern Value" tiers. All uncertified coins, 1955 to present, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder. Maximum value $2,000 per coin.
NGC Grading Tiers and Services
- Modern Tier - Eligibility expanded to all US or world coins 1955 to present. Maximum value increased to $2,000. 5-coin minimum removed.
Note: The 5-coin minimum has also been removed from the Specialty Gold, Gold and Economy tiers.
- Return Mint Packaging - Fee changed to $5 per submission (plus shipping).
- Early Releases/First Releases - Fee is $10. Use this service to receive the EARLY RELEASES or FIRST RELEASES designation for qualifying coins.
- Special Label - Fee is $5. Use the service to request a special NGC label.
Note: Beginning January 1, 2017, all paid NGC Collectors Society members and NGC Authorized Dealers will receive a 10% discount on Early Releases/First Releases fees and Special Label fees. Not a member? Join now!
- High Value Designation Review - Fee is $50. New Designation Review tier for coins valued over $10,000.
An updated submission form and price sheet reflecting these changes will be available in late December on the NGC website. All coins shipped to NGC after January 1, 2017, should be accompanied by the new submission form. Note: US and world coins must still be submitted on separate forms.
Any changes to international fees and forms will be announced separately