2021 US First and Early Releases® Cutoff Dates

Posted on 12/31/2020

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.

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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2021 — Official U.S. Coins & Medals

Category Coin Cutoff Date
Law Enforcement 2021 W $5 (PF) Friday, June 11, 2021
Law Enforcement 2021 P S$1 (PF) Friday, June 11, 2021
Law Enforcement 2021 S 50C (PF) Friday, June 11, 2021
Gold Buffalo 2021 Buffalo G$50 (PF) Thursday, June 10, 2021
Presidential Series (2021) 1oz Silver William Harrison (MS) Tuesday, June 1, 2021
ATB 5oz 2021 P 5oz Silver Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site 25C (SP) Tuesday, May 18, 2021
ATB 5oz 2021 5oz Silver Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site 25C (MS) Friday, May 7, 2021
Silver Commemorative 2021 P Christa McAuliffe S$1 (PF) Thursday, April 29, 2021
Silver Commemorative 2021 Christa McAuliffe S$1 (MS) Friday, April 23, 2021
Gold Eagle 2021 W Family of Eagles T-1 G$50 (PF) Monday, April 12, 2021
Gold Eagle 2021 W Family of Eagles T-1 G$25 (PF) Monday, April 12, 2021
Gold Eagle 2021 W Family of Eagles T-1 G$10 (PF) Monday, April 12, 2021
Gold Eagle 2021 W Family of Eagles T-1 G$5 (PF) Monday, April 12, 2021
Gold Eagle 2021 Family of Eagles T-1 G$50 (MS) Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Commemorative 2021 S 1C (PF) Friday, April 2, 2021
Commemorative 2021 S 5C (PF) Friday, April 2, 2021
Commemorative 2021 S 10C (PF) Friday, April 2, 2021
Commemorative 2021 S 50C (PF) Friday, April 2, 2021
Commemorative 2021 S Sacagawea Distinguised Military Service Since 1775 $1 (PF) Friday, April 2, 2021
Commemorative 2021 S General George Washington Crossing the Delaware 25C (PF) Friday, April 2, 2021
Congratulations Set 2021 W Heraldic Eagle T-1 S$1 (PF) Friday, March 26, 2021
Silver Eagle 2021 W Heraldic Eagle T-1 S$1 (PF) Monday, March 15, 2021
Platinum Eagle 2021 W First Amendment Freedom of Religion P$100 (PF) Monday, March 8, 2021
U.S. Presidential Series (2021) 1oz Martin Van Buren (MS) Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Silver Eagle 2021(S) Heraldic Eagle T-1 Struck at San Franciso Mint S$1 (MS) Thursday, February 18, 2021
Silver Eagle 2021 Heraldic Eagle T-1 S$1 (MS) Friday, February 12, 2021
Official US Mint Set 2021 Birthday Set (PF) Thursday, February 4, 2021
Official US Mint Set 2021 Happy Birthday Set (PF) Thursday, February 4, 2021
American Innovation 2020 S The Hubble Space Telescope $1 (RP) Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Official US Mint Set 2020 S Silver Limited Edition Set: American Eagle S$1, 50 Cent Kennedy, Roosevelt dime, ATB Quarters: American Samoa; Weir Farm; Salt River Bay; Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller; Tallgrass Prairie (PF) Monday, January 11, 2021
ATB 5oz 2020 P 5oz Silver Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve 25C (SP) Wednesday, January 6, 2021
ATB 5oz 2020 P 5oz Silver Rockefeller National Park 25C (SP) Wednesday, December 23, 2020


2021 — Private Tokens & Medals

Category Coin Cutoff Date
     


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

* 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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