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. 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.

Current
Turnaround
20 days +
NGC tier
Max. Coin
Value
All coins
Fee Per Coin 4% Fair Market Value ($25 Min. Fee)
NCS Gold + NGC Grading

All uncertified gold coins, both vintage and modern, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder (over 45 mm). Fee includes evaluation, conservation and grading / encapsulation by NGC. If NCS believes that conservation will not benefit a coin submitted under the NCS Gold + NGC Grading tier, it will be transferred to NGC for grading and the full fee will apply.

Current
Turnaround
20 days
Max. Coin
Value
$3,000
Fee Per Coin $50
NCS Modern + NGC Grading

All uncertified coins 1955 to present, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder (over 45 mm). Fee includes evaluation, conservation and grading / encapsulation by NGC. If NCS believes that conservation will not benefit a coin submitted under the NCS Modern + NGC Grading tier, it will be transferred to NGC for grading and the full fee will apply.

Current
Turnaround
20 days
Max. Coin
Value
$2,000
Fee Per Coin $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
Fee Per Coin 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
Fee Per Coin Tier price + $50
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