NGC Submissions of 2018-S Proof Silver Eagles

Posted on 8/7/2018

The US Mint will release a second Proof Silver Eagle this year, this one struck at San Francisco to celebrate the 50th anniversary of proof coinage there.

The US Mint opens sales of the 2018-S Proof Silver Eagle on Aug. 14. Struck at San Francisco, the coin celebrates the 50th anniversary of the San Francisco Mint's production of US Mint proof coinage.

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This is the second mint location to strike Proof Silver Eagles this year. The West Point Mint, which strikes most Proof Silver Eagles, previously released its version.

Note: The 2018-S Silver Eagles are expected to be available for sale at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. Those purchased at the show are eligible for special designations and a special label. For instructions, click here.

For all submissions:

Coins received by NGC within the first 30 days of their release are eligible for NGC's popular Early Releases® and First Releases® designations. Learn more about Early Releases and First Releases here. For Early Releases / First Releases cutoff dates, click here. Scroll below to see detailed submission instructions.

Submission Instructions:

  • Submit the coin under the Modern grading tier or higher.
  • If Early Releases or First Releases is desired (+$10), select Early Releases or First Releases on your submission form. Early Releases Label #378 and Blue First Releases Label #379 are the default labels for these designations.
  • To qualify for Early Releases or First Releases, coins must be received by NGC or an NGC-approved Depository before the Early Releases/First Releases cutoff date.

  • The Standard Brown label (shown below) is the default label for these coins.
  • The San Francisco Cable Car Label #854 (shown below), which shows one of the city's iconic trolleys, can be added by writing San Francisco Cable Car Label #854, for an additional fee of $5:

  • If you would like Mint packaging returned, select “Return Mint Packaging” in section 3 of the NGC Submission Form. The fee is $5 plus the cost of shipping.
  • Please note that for Sarasota submissions, NGC’s First Day of Issue designation is available for qualifying bulk submissions only.

Questions? Contact NGC Customer Service at or 1-800-NGC-COIN (1-800-642-2646).

Elite NGC Collectors Society members and NGC Authorized Dealers who submit 100 or more 2018-S Proof Silver Eagles at the same time are eligible for discounted bulk submission rates. Contact Scott Heller at 941-360-3990 or or Miles Standish at or 949-922-0515 for bulk submissions.

Collectors Society paid members can submit their coins directly to NGC. Not an NGC Collectors Society member? Paid memberships start at just $25/year. Join today.

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