NCS Conservation Services & Fees

Submission Forms

Scroll below to see the NGC grading and NCS conservation tiers and services available to NGC Collector members for direct submissions to NGC in the United States. Not a member? Learn more >

A $10 handling fee applies to all submissions. Shipping is additional. Learn more >

Turnaround times reflect the estimated number of working days to complete a submission delivered to our facility today. Turnaround times are estimates only and are NOT guaranteed. Due to high submission volumes, there may be a delay in opening incoming packages.

For non-PreScreen / Bulk Submissions, the maximum number of coins per submission form is 50. Use multiple submission forms as needed. For PreScreen / Bulk Submissions, the minimum number of coins per submission form is 100 and the maximum is 200.

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NCS Conservation Tiers

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
Fee per Coin
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Standard Conservation

All coins. 4% Fair Market Value (FMV) ($25 minimum fee). Also select an applicable NGC grading tier. NGC grading fees additional. If NCS believes that conservation will not benefit a coin submitted under the Standard Conservation tier, it will be transferred to NGC for grading and only the NGC grading fees will apply.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
All coins
Fee per Coin
(USD)
4% of Fair Market Value ($25 minimum fee)
Current Turnaround (working days) 20 days + NGC tier
NCS Gold

All uncertified gold coins, both vintage and modern, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder (over 45 mm). NGC grading fees additional. If NCS believes that conservation will not benefit a coin submitted under the NCS Gold tier, it will be transferred to NGC for grading and only the NGC grading fees will apply.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
$3,000
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$30
Current Turnaround (working days) 20 days + NGC tier
NCS Modern

All uncertified coins 1965 to present, or US or world tokens and medals 1990-present, both private and official, except those requiring an NGC Oversize Holder (over 45 mm). NGC grading fees are additional. If NCS believes that conservation will not benefit a coin submitted under the NCS Modern tier it will be transferred to NGC for grading and only the NGC grading fees will apply.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
$2,000
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$11
Current Turnaround (working days) 20 days + NGC tier

NCS Conservation Services

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
Fee per Coin
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
NCS WalkThrough

All coins. Reduces NCS conservation turnaround to approximately 2 working days (delays are possible for complicated conservation work).

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
N/A
Fee per Coin
(USD)
Tier + $100
Current Turnaround (working days) Reduced to 2 days
NCS Expedite

All coins. Reduces NCS conservation turnaround to approximately 5 working days (delays are possible for complicated conservation work).

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
N/A
Fee per Coin
(USD)
Tier + $50
Current Turnaround (working days) Reduced to 5 days
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