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Drop off your submissions at the NGC booth for on-site grading.
NGC will offer on-site grading and encapsulation of U.S. coins* at the 2019 FUN Show, in Orlando, Florida from Thursday, January 10, until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11. Regular submissions will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 13. Cut off times may change due to submission volumes. NGC will be at booth 104.
Note: There is a $10 handling fee per submission form for all submissions.
On-Site Services include :
|Economy||$25 per coin|
|Coins valued at $300 or less.|
|Gold Special||$40 per coin|
|Gold coins valued at $3,000 or less (10-coin minimum).|
|Value WalkThrough||$50 per coin|
|Coins valued at $3,000 or less.|
|WalkThrough||$125 per coin|
|Coins valued from $3,001 to $100,000.|
|Expedite WalkThrough||$200 per coin|
|Four-hour turnaround, coins valued at less than $100,000.|
|Unlimited WalkThrough||$250 +1% NGC Price Guide per coin|
|Four-hour turnaround, coins valued at $100,000 or more. |
|Show ReHolder||$15 per coin|
|A coin in a scratched, chipped or older-generation NGC holder is placed in a new Scratch-Resistant EdgeView Holder.|
Most coins submitted for on-site grading are returned within 24 to 48 hours, except for expedited services, which are completed within four hours.
NGC Show Representatives will also be accepting submissions for all service levels to be sent to our office in Sarasota, FL. These include World services, Ancient Coin services, Early Bird, Economy, Bulk, Special Designations, PHOTO PROOF and more!
- Due to the special handling required, NGC does not accept submissions of the following coins at this show for regular service submissions to be returned to the NGC offices: Coins for First/Early Releases designations, coins NGC requires submitted in original Mint sealed packaging, coins over 3.5” (90 millimeters) in diameter and .39” (10 millimeters) in depth, Coin & Chronicles sets, Coin & Currency sets, American Liberty Four-Medal Set, March of Dimes Three-Coin Set, West Point Two-Coin Set, San Francisco Two-Coin Proof Set, 30th Anniversary Eagles, 25th Anniversary Eagles, 20th Anniversary Eagles, American Liberty Series and 10th Anniversary Platinum Sets. These submissions must be sent directly to Sarasota, FL, by the submitter.
Visit our table for answers to any questions about the services offered by NGC. Please remember that NGC does not provide opinions or free evaluations of coins at trade shows.
*Does not include five-ounce coins. NGC is the official grading service of the ANA and the PNG.
Press release courtesy of the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.