NCS Conservation Services & Fees

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

An $8 handling fee applies to all submissions. Turnaround times are approximate and not guaranteed.

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NCS Conservation Tiers

Current
Turnaround
Max. Coin Value
Fee Per Coin
Standard Conservation

All coins. 5% 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.

Current
Turnaround
20 days +
NGC tier
Max. Coin
Value
All coins
US
Coins
5% Fair Market Value ($25 Min. Fee)
Modern

All uncertified coins 1970 to present, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder (over 45 mm). Fee includes evaluation, conservation and grading / encapsulation by NGC. Not genuine coins or coins with altered dates or mintmarks will be returned uncertified. If NCS believes that conservation will not benefit a coin submitted under the Modern tier, it will be transferred to NGC for grading and the full fee will apply. Maximum value $2,000 per coin. 5-coin minimum.

Current
Turnaround
20 days
Max. Coin
Value
$2,000
US
Coins
$50
Modern Value

All uncertified coins 1970 to present, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder (over 45 mm). Fee includes evaluation, conservation and grading / encapsulation by NGC. Not genuine coins or coins with altered dates or mintmarks will be returned uncertified. If NCS believes that conservation will not benefit a coin submitted under the Modern Value tier, it will be transferred to NGC for grading and the full fee will apply. Maximum value $300 per coin. 5-coin minimum.

Current
Turnaround
20 days
Max. Coin
Value
$300
US
Coins
$28

NCS Conservation Services

Current
Turnaround
Fee Per Coin
NCS WalkThrough

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

Current
Turnaround
Reduced to 2 days
US
Coins
Tier price + $100
NCS Expedite

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

Current
Turnaround
Reduced to 5 days
US
Coins
Tier price + $50
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