NGC Ancients Services & Fees

Submission Forms

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 >

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

Turnaround times are approximate and not guaranteed. Occasionally there may be a delay on world coins as extra research is required on more esoteric items.

For non-bulk submissions, the maximum number of coins per submission form is 50. Use multiple submission forms as needed.

For bulk submissions, the minimum number of coins per submission form is 100.

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NGC Ancients Grading Tiers

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
Fee per Coin
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Ultra Rarities
(Includes Scratch-Resistant Holder)

Coins valued over $25,000 receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
Unlimited
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$100 + 1% FMV ($2,500 max)
Current Turnaround (working days) 5 days
Rarities
(Includes Scratch-Resistant Holder)

Coins valued from $10,000 to $25,000 receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
$25,000
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$200
Current Turnaround (working days) 5 days
Express
(Includes Scratch-Resistant Holder)

Coins valued from $3,000 to $10,000 receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
$10,000
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$80
Current Turnaround (working days) 5 days
Standard

Coins valued up to $3,000 receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
$3,000
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$40
Current Turnaround (working days) 54 days
Economy

Coins valued up to $300 receive a basic description and net grade. Esoteric and/or high-relief types may be moved to a higher tier.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
$300
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$25
Current Turnaround (working days) 64 days
Bulk

Minimum 50 coins of similar type. Coins valued up to $300 receive a basic description and net grade. Esoteric and/or high-relief types may be moved to a higher tier.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
$300
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$20
Current Turnaround (working days) 70 days

NGC Ancients Add-on Services

Fee per Coin
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Expanded Grade Description

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.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$15
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 days
Double Thick Holder

Coins over 4.5 mm thick are placed in a Double Thick Holder.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$5
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as service
Return Packaging

Examples: Auction tags, Certificate of Authenticity.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$5 per form
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as service

NGC Ancients ReHolders

Fee per Coin
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
ReHolder

Coins valued under $10,000 in NGC Ancients holders with superficial damage are placed in a new holder.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$10
Current Turnaround (working days) 5 days
High Value ReHolder

Coins valued over $10,000 in NGC Ancients holders with superficial damage are placed in a new holder.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$25
Current Turnaround (working days) 5 days

NGC Ancients Imaging Services

Fee per Coin
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Internet Imaging

Digital imaging for coins submitted under any of NGC's grading and service tiers. Consists of accurate high-resolution images of the obverse and reverse of the coin, shown encapsulated in its NGC holder. Applies to all coins on the form. Sent by email.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$5
Current Turnaround (working days) Tier + 1 day
NGC Photo Vision®

High-resolution JPG images of the obverse and reverse and a side-by-side JPG with the NGC logo and NGC submission number. Sent by email.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$8
Current Turnaround (working days) 6-10 days
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