NGC Special Designations and Labels for 2020-W Proof Silver Eagles Submitted at FUN Show

Posted on 12/10/2019

The 2020-W Proof Silver Eagle will go on sale January 9, just in time for the FUN Show. Special submission instructions must be followed. See the "Submission Instructions" section of this article.

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will offer First Day of Issue, First Day - FUN Show and FUN Show Releases designations for qualifying 2020-W Proof Silver Eagles submitted to NGC at the FUN Show, taking place January 9-12, 2020.

NGC will also offer its West Point Mint Gold Star Label for qualifying coins. This label is used to showcase coins struck at the US Mint branch in West Point, New York.

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The following designations and labels are available for FUN Show submissions of 2020-W Proof Silver Eagles.

First Day of Issue

  • Available for coins purchased on the first day of sales (January 9) and submitted to NGC at the FUN Show on that same day (January 9).
  • There is an additional $15 fee for the First Day of Issue designation.
  • The default label (for no additional fee) is the First Day of Issue #891 label (shown below).

  • The West Point Gold Star #391 label (shown below) is available by request and for no additional fee.

First Day - FUN Show

  • Available for coins purchased on the first day of sales (January 9) at the FUN Show and submitted to NGC at the FUN Show on that same day (January 9).
  • The submissions must be accompanied by the original US Mint purchase receipt (showing that they were purchased at the US Mint booth at the FUN Show).
  • There is an additional $15 fee for the First Day - FUN Show designation.
  • The default label (for no additional fee) is the First Day of Issue #891 label (shown below).

  • The West Point Gold Star #391 label (shown below) is available by request and for no additional fee.

FUN Show Releases

  • Available for coins purchased at the FUN Show (January 9-12) and submitted to NGC at the FUN Show.
  • The submissions must be accompanied by the original US Mint purchase receipt (showing that they were purchased at the US Mint booth at the FUN Show).
  • There is an additional $12 fee for the FUN Show Releases designation.
  • The default label (for no additional fee) is the West Point Gold Star #391 label (shown below).

Early Releases / First Releases

  • Available for coins that are received by NGC within the first 30 days of their release.
  • There is an additional $12 fee for the Early Releases or First Releases designations.
  • The default label (for no additional fee) is the West Point Gold star #391 label (shown below).
  • The NGC Early Releases label (#378) and First Releases label (#379) will be available upon request.

Submission Instructions

  • All submissions will be sent to NGC’s headquarters in Sarasota, Florida for grading unless an on-site grading tier is selected (for an additional fee). For details about submitting for on-site grading at the FUN Show, visit the NGC team at Booth 104.
  • Submit the 2020-W Proof Silver Eagle coins in their sealed Mint packaging under the Modern grading tier or higher.
  • Request the desired designation and label in the Add-on Services section of the NGC Submission Form and write your selection in bold letters on the form.
  • If you do not want any special label or designation, you may request the Standard Brown Label #377 (shown below).


  • If you would like Mint packaging returned, select “Return Mint Packaging” in section 3 of the NGC Submission Form. The fee is $5 per form, plus the cost of shipping.

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

Contact Scott Heller at 941-360-3990 or SHeller@NGCcoin.com or Miles Standish at Miles@NGCcoin.com 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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