CONSERVATION SERVICE AND FEES

Note: The following fees apply only to direct submissions to NCS and are not valid for submissions to international offices or Submission Centers. See NCS Hong Kong Services & Fees and NCS Europe Services & Fees for submissions to these offices. For NGC grading tiers and services, click here.

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An $8 handling fee per invoice applies to all submissions in addition to the following fees.

SERVICE FEE PER COIN REQUIREMENTS
Standard Conservation 5% of Fair Market Value (FMV)   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.
       
NCS Walkthrough $100 additional per coin   All coins. Reduces NCS turnaround time. $100 per coin in addition to NCS Conservation tier selected.
       
NCS Expedite $50 additional per coin   All coins. Reduces NCS turnaround time. $50 per coin in addition to NCS Conservation tier selected.
       
Modern Value Conservation with NGC Grading $28 †   All uncertified coins 1970 to present, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder (over 45mm). Fee includes evaluation, conservation and grading / encapsulation by NGC. Not genuine coins or coins with altered dates or mintmarks will be returned uncertified.
Modern Value maximum value $300 per coin. 5-coin minimum. Select Special Label/Releases for Early Releases or First Releases designations. 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.
       
Modern Conservation with NGC Grading $50 †   All uncertified coins 1970 to present, except coins requiring an NGC Oversize Holder (over 45mm). Fee includes evaluation, conservation and grading / encapsulation by NGC. Not genuine coins or coins with altered dates or mintmarks will be returned uncertified. Modern maximum value $2,000 per coin;
5-coin minimum. Select Special Label/Releases for Early Releases or First Releases designations. 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.
       

† NGC Oversize Holder fee of $25 per coin applies to coins over 45 mm in diameter. Additional postage may apply. Upgrade to Scratch-Resistant Oversize Holder for $35 per coin.

*Declared value MUST represent fair market value (FMV) and NCS reserves the right to make adjustments for undervalued items.

NGC CERTIFICATION FEES

After conservation by NCS, coins are transferred to NGC for grading.

NCS and NGC are independent members of the Certified Collectibles Group.



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