NGC Ancients 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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NGC Ancients Grading Tiers

All prices are per coin. Scratch-Resistant Holder is an additional $5 per coin, except where noted.

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

Coins receive full attribution, are weighed, and are analyzed for grade, strike, surface and style.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
Unlimited
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$400 + 2% FMV
Current Turnaround (working days) 23 days
WalkThrough (formerly Rarities)
(Includes Scratch-Resistant Holder)

Coins 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)
$300
Current Turnaround (working days) 32 days
Express
(Includes Scratch-Resistant Holder)

Coins 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)
$110
Current Turnaround (working days) 23 days
Standard

Coins 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)
$45
Current Turnaround (working days) 35 days
Economy

Coins 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)
$28
Current Turnaround (working days) 40 days
Bulk

Minimum 50 coins of similar type. Coins 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)
$22
Current Turnaround (working days) 45 days

NGC Ancients Add-on Services

Fee per Coin
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Extra Thick Holder

High relief coins that do not fit in NGC’s standard holder will be placed in an Extra Thick Holder. There are two Extra Thick Holder sizes: one for coins up to 7 mm in thickness and one for coins up to 9 mm in thickness. The default is the 7 mm holder.

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

NGC Ancients Other Services

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
Fee per Coin
(USD)
Current Turnaround (working days)
Upgrade to Scratch-Resistant Holder

Upgrade to a Scratch-Resistant NGC Holder coated with the same material used to protect the delicate surfaces of eyeglass lenses. Scratch-Resistant Holder is included with the Express, Rarities and Ultra Rarities tiers (excludes Extra Thick Holders).

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
N/A
Fee per Coin
(USD)
Tier + $5
Current Turnaround (working days) Same as tier
Expanded Grade Description

NGC-graded coins only. 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.

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
Fee per Coin
(USD)
$20
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 days
Return Packaging

Examples: Auction tags, Certificate of Authenticity. (If sending auction tag for verification purposes, please send a copy. Do not send original.)

Max. Value
per Coin
(USD)
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)
$13
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 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)
$50
Current Turnaround (working days) 10 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 to you by email.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$5
Current Turnaround (working days) Tier + 10 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 to you by email.

Fee per Coin
(USD)
$8
Current Turnaround (working days) Tier +10 days
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