NGC ANCIENTS: SERVICE ROSTER

NGC Ancients offers a variety of submission tiers to meet your needs. From the service options detailed below, you can choose the option that corresponds to the value of the coins you are submitting as well as the turnaround time you desire.

To learn more about the eligibility of particular coin types, and which coins are not accepted, please see Ancient Coins We Grade.

NGC Ancients offers expert attribution and grading. Coins graded by NGC Ancients are encapsulated whenever possible. We also offer supplemental imaging services, which can be requested at time of submission.

Submitting coins has never been easier. Visit Submitting Coins to learn how you can have your coins graded by NGC Ancients.

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NGC Ancient Coins

Coins accepted from all Western ancient civilizations up to circa AD 500 and Byzantine coins (up to AD 1453).

GRADING SUBMISSIONS

Service Collector Fee Description Turnaround
Turnaround times are approximate and not guaranteed. Estimated turnaround begins on the day coins are received by NGC. An $8 handling fee per invoice applies to all submissions in addition to the grading tiers below.
Bulk $20 Minimum 50 coins of similar type. Coins valued up to $300 receive a basic description & net grade. Esoteric and / or high-relief types may be bumped to a higher tier. 20 working days
Economy $25 Coins valued up to $300 receive a basic description & net grade. Esoteric and / or high-relief types may be bumped to a higher tier. 20 working days
Standard $40 Coins valued up to $3,000. Coins receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style. 15 working days
Express $80 Coins valued up to $10,000. Coins receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style. 5 working days
Rarities $200 Coins valued from $10,000 to $25,000. Coins receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style. 5 working days
Ultra Rarities $100 + 1% of value Coins valued over $25,000. Coins receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style. 5 working days
At the sole discretion of NGC Ancients, coins submitted in standard or higher tiers that are not eligible for encapsulation because of size, fragility, physical characteristics, etc. will be provided with a laminated Photo Certificate providing label information and high quality images of the coin’s obverse and reverse in lieu of encapsulation at the regular tier price.

 

OTHER SERVICES

Service Collector Fee Description Turnaround
Expanded Grade Description $15 Ancient coins previously graded and encapsulated by NGC are weighed and analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style, and are placed in a new holder. 20 working days
Double Thick Holder $5 Coins requiring double thick holders. According to service
ReHolder $10 Coins valued under $10,000 in NGC Ancients holders with superficial damage are placed in a new holder. 5 working days
High Value ReHolder $25 Coins valued over $10,000 in NGC Ancients holders with superficial damage are placed in a new holder. 5 working days
Return Packaging $3/submission Examples: Auction tags, Certificate of Authenticity. According to service

 

IMAGING SERVICES

Service Collector Fee Description Turnaround
Applied to all coins on invoice. Visit www.NGCcoin.com/imaging-services for supplemental services for coins submitted for grading and encapsulation, and for ancient coins already graded by NGC Ancients.
Internet Imaging $5/coin Accurate 72 dpi JPEG image of the NGC coin holder’s obverse and reverse. Sent by email. Tier + 1 working day
NGC Photo Vision® (PDF) $15/coin A PDF with high-quality enlarged images of the coin’s obverse and reverse and label information. Sent by email. 10–14 working days