2020 US First and Early Releases® Cutoff Dates

Posted on 12/31/2019

First and Early Releases Overview

World First and Early Releases Cutoff Dates

To qualify for First Releases or Early Releases, all coins must generally be received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository on or before the Cutoff Date listed to be eligible for the First Releases or Early Releases designation.

Note: The Early Releases label will be the default for submissions, so be sure to request the First Releases label if applicable.

Coins held in NGC-approved depositories must be submitted for certification no later than six months after the coin's release date.

* An asterisk (*) indicates the cutoff date was extended due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. For more information, click here.

The table below can be sorted automatically by clicking on the column headers. Issues that are currently eligible for the Early or First Releases designation are shown highlighted in blue.

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2020 — Official U.S. Coins & Medals

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 P Colorized S$1 (PF) Monday, September 28, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 S Colorized 50C (PF) Monday, September 28, 2020
First Spouse Gold Proof Coin 2020 W Barbara Bush G$10 (PF) Monday, September 21, 2020
First Spouse Gold Uncirculated Coin 2020 W Barbara Bush G$10 (MS) Monday, September 21, 2020
Women's Suffrage 2020 P S$1 (MS) Thursday, September 17, 2020
Women's Suffrage 2020 P S$1 (MS) Thursday, September 17, 2020
Women's Suffrage 2020 P S$1 (PF) Thursday, September 17, 2020
Official US Coin & Medal Set (2020) Women's Suffrage Silver Medal and S$1 (PF) Thursday, September 17, 2020
WWII Privy Mark 2020 W 'V75' Salt River Bay National Historical Park 25C (MS) Wednesday, September 9, 2020
ATB 5oz 2020 5oz Silver Rockefeller National Park 25C (MS) Friday, September 4, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020-S Colorized 50c (PF) Tip Off Releases Friday, September 4, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020-S Colorized S$1 (PF) Tip Off Releases Friday, September 4, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 S Kids Set 50C (MS) Thursday, September 3, 2020
American Innovation 2020 S Connecticut Gerber Variable Scale $1 (RP) Thursday, August 20, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 S Kids Set 50C Tip Off Releases (MS) Thursday, August 13, 2020
Burnished Silver Eagle 2020 W S$1 (MS) Friday, August 7, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 D 50C (MS) Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 S 50C (PF) Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 P S$1 (MS) Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 P S$1 (PF) Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 W $5 (MS) Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 W $5 (PF) Wednesday, July 8, 2020
ATB 5oz 2020 P ATB 5oz Weir Farm Historic Site Silver 25C (SP) Monday, June 29, 2020
ATB 5oz 2020 ATB 5oz Salt River Bay National Park - Silver 25C (MS) Monday, June 15, 2020*
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 D 50C Tip Off Releases (MS) Monday, June 15, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 S 50C Tip Off Releases (PF) Monday, June 15, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 P S$1 Tip Off Releases (MS) Monday, June 15, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 P S$1 Tip Off Releases (PF) Monday, June 15, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 W $5 Tip Off Releases (MS) Monday, June 15, 2020
Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 W $5 Tip Off Releases (PF) Monday, June 15, 2020
Gold Eagle 2020 Eagle G$5 (MS) Thursday, June 11, 2020*
Gold Eagle 2020 Eagle G$50 (MS) Thursday, June 11, 2020*
Platinum Eagle 2020 Eagle P$100 (MS) Friday, June 5, 2020*
First "W" Mint Mark Rev Proof Nickel 2020 W 5C (RP) Wednesday, June 3, 2020*
Silver Proof Half Dollar 2020 S 50C (PF) Wednesday, June 3, 2020*
WWII Privy Mark 2020 W 'V75' American Samoa Park 25C (MS) Monday, June 1, 2020*
WWII Privy Mark 2020 W 'V75' Weir Farm Historic Site 25C (MS) Monday, June 1, 2020*
Gold Buffalo 2020 W Buffalo .9999 Fine G$50 (PF) (PF) Wednesday, May 27, 2020*
ATB 5oz 2020 ATB 5oz Weir Farm Historic Site - Silver 25C (MS) Tuesday, May 26, 2020*
American Gold Eagle 2020W G$5 (PF) Tuesday, May 5, 2020*
American Gold Eagle 2020W G$10 (PF) Tuesday, May 5, 2020*
American Gold Eagle 2020W G$25 (PF) Tuesday, May 5, 2020*
American Gold Eagle 2020W G$50 (PF) Tuesday, May 5, 2020*
ATB 5oz 2020 ATB 5oz American Samoa 25C (MS) Friday, April 17, 2020*
First "W" Mint Mark Nickel 2020W 5C (PF) Friday, April 10, 2020*
Presidential Silver Medal (2020) Andrew Jackson - Silver 1oz (MS) Thursday, April 9, 2020*
First "W" Uncirculated Nickel 2020 W 5C (MS) Tuesday, April 7, 2020*
ATB 5oz 2020 P ATB 5oz - American Samoa National Park 25C (SP) Tuesday, March 24, 2020*
Platinum Commemorative 2020 W Preamble to the Declaration of Independence - Pursuit of Happiness P$100 (PF) Monday, March 2, 2020
Official US Mint Set 2020 S America the Beautiful Quarters 2020 Proof Set - 25C (PF) Thursday, February 13, 2020
Congratulations Set 2020 W Eagle S$1 (PF) Monday, February 10, 2020
Silver Eagle 2020 W Eagle S$1 (PF) Monday, February 10, 2020
American Innovation 2019 S Light Bulb $1 (RP) Thursday, February 6, 2020
Official US Mint Set 2020 Happy Birthday Set (PF) Monday, February 3, 2020
Official US Mint Set 2020 Birth Set (PF) Monday, February 3, 2020


2020 — Private Tokens & Medals

Category Coin Cutoff Date
     


Additional issues will be added as their release is announced and confirmed.

* Cutoff date extended due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. For more information, click here.

** Regular submissions of the following coins to NGC in the United States are not eligible for the First Releases designation: Mint State American Silver Eagles, Mint State American Gold Eagles, Mint State Chinese Silver Pandas and Mint State Chinese Gold Pandas. The First Releases designation may be made available for these coins to select bulk submitters only.

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