2024 US Early and First Releases Cutoff Dates

Posted on 12/30/2021

Early and First Releases Overview

World First and Early Releases Cutoff Dates

To qualify for Early Releases or First 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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2024 — Official U.S. Coins & Medals

Category Coin Cutoff Date
American Silver Eagle 2024 W S$1 (PF)Thursday, February 15, 2024
Congratulations Set 2024 W S$1 (PF)Thursday, February 15, 2024
20-Coin Uncirculated Set 2023 D and 2023 P (MS)Thursday, January 4, 2024

2024 — 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.

View Past Cutoff Dates - By Year:
2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023

View Current World First and Early Releases Cutoff Dates

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