2018 US First and Early Releases® Cutoff Dates

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 five years after the Cutoff 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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2018 — Official U.S. Coins & Medals



Category Coin Cutoff Date
ATB 5oz Silver 2018 ATB 5 Ounce Silver - Cumberland Island 25C (MS)Monday, November 5, 2018
ATB 5oz Silver 2018 ATB 5 Ounce - Cumberland Island 25C (SP)Thursday, October 11, 2018
Palladium Commemorative 2018 W Eagle Pd$25 (PF)Monday, October 8, 2018
Silver Commemorative 2018 George Washington Presidential Silver Medal 1oz (MS)Monday, September 17, 2018
Silver Commemorative 2018 John Adams Presidential Silver Medal 1oz (MS)Monday, September 17, 2018
Silver Commemorative 2018 S Eagle S$1 (PF)Thursday, September 13, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S Sacagawea Jim Thorpe $1 (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S 50C (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S Block Island 25C (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S Cumberland Island 25C (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S Voyageurs 25C (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S Apostle Islands (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S Pictured Rocks 25C (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S 10C (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S 5C (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Silver Reverse Proof Set 2018 S 1C (PF)Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Circulation Issue 2018 S Voyageurs National Park 25C (MS)Friday, August 17, 2018
Gold Eagle 2018 W Burnished Gold Eagle G$50 (MS)Monday, August 13, 2018
ATB 5oz Silver 2018 ATB 5 Ounce - Voyageurs National Park 25C (MS)Wednesday, August 1, 2018
ATB 5oz Silver 2018 ATB 5 Ounce - Voyageurs National Park 25C (SP)Monday, July 23, 2018
Burnished Silver Eagle 2018 W Eagle S$1 (MS)Monday, June 25, 2018
WWI Coin & Medal Set 2018 P World War I Centennial (PF)Friday, June 22, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D Sacagawea Jim Thorpe $1 (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P Sacagawea Jim Thorpe $1 (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D 50C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P 50C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D 10C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P 10C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D 5C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P 5C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D 1C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P 1C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D Apostle Islands National Lakeshore 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P Apostle Islands National Lakeshore 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D Voyageurs National Park 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P Voyageurs National Park 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D Cumberland Island National Seashore 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P Cumberland Island National Seashore 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 D Block Island National Wildlife Refuge 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Uncirculated Coin Set 2018 P Block Island National Wildlife Refuge 25C (MS)Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Gold Buffalo 2018 W Buffalo G$50 (PF)Monday, June 11, 2018
ATB 5oz Silver 2018 ATB 5 Ounce - Apostle Islands National Lakeshore 25C (MS)Thursday, May 31, 2018
ATB 5oz Silver 2018 P ATB 5 Ounce - Apostle Islands National Lakeshore 25C (SP)Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 W $5 - First Pink Gold US Coin (PF)Monday, April 16, 2018
Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 W $5 - First Pink Gold US Coin (MS)Monday, April 16, 2018
Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 P S$1 (PF)Monday, April 16, 2018
Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 P S$1 (MS)Monday, April 16, 2018
Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 S 50C (PF)Monday, April 16, 2018
Breast Cancer Awareness 2018 D 50C (MS)Monday, April 16, 2018
ATB 5oz Silver 2018 ATB 5 Ounce - Pictured Rocks National Seashore 25C (MS)Thursday, April 12, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set 1C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set 5C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set 10C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set - Pictured Rocks National Seashore 25C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set - Apostle Islands National Lakeshore 25C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set - Voyageurs National Park 25C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set - Cumberland Island National Seashore 25C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set - Block Island National Seashore 25C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set 50C (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Official US Mint Set 2018 S 10-Coin Clad Proof Set - Native American $1 (PF)Thursday, April 5, 2018
Gold Eagle 2018 W Eagle G$50 (PF)Monday, April 2, 2018
Gold Eagle 2018 W Eagle G$25 (PF)Monday, April 2, 2018
Gold Eagle 2018 W Eagle G$10 (PF)Monday, April 2, 2018
Gold Eagle 2018 W Eagle G$5 (PF)Monday, April 2, 2018
ATB Quarters Silver Proof Coin 2018 S Pictured Rocks National Seashore 25C (PF)Monday, March 26, 2018
ATB Quarters Silver Proof Coin 2018 S Apostle Islands National Lakeshore 25C (PF)Monday, March 26, 2018
ATB Quarters Silver Proof Coin 2018 S Voyageurs National Park 25C (PF)Monday, March 26, 2018
ATB Quarters Silver Proof Coin 2018 S Cumberland Island National Seashore 25C (PF)Monday, March 26, 2018
ATB Quarters Silver Proof Coin 2018 S Block Island National Wildlife Refuge 25C (PF)Monday, March 26, 2018
Circulation Issue 2018 S Pictured Rocks National Seashore 25C (MS)Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Platinum Eagle 2018 Eagle P$100 (MS)Tuesday, March 20, 2018
ATB 5oz Silver 2018 P ATB 5 Ounce - Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore 25C (SP)Monday, March 12, 2018
Gold Commemorative 2018 American Liberty One-Tenth Ounce G$10 (PF)Thursday, March 8, 2018
Platinum Commemorative 2018 W Preamble to the Declaration of Independence "Life" P$100 (PF)Monday, February 26, 2018
Silver Commemorative 2018P World War I Centennial S$1 (MS)Friday, February 16, 2018
Silver Commemorative 2018P World War I Centennial S$1 (PF)Friday, February 16, 2018
Gold Commemorative 2018 Eagle G$50 (MS)*Thursday, February 15, 2018
Gold Commemorative 2018 Eagle G$25 (MS)*Thursday, February 15, 2018
Gold Commemorative 2018 Eagle G$10 (MS)*Thursday, February 15, 2018
Gold Commemorative 2018 Eagle G$5 (MS)*Thursday, February 15, 2018
Silver Eagle 2018(W) S$1 Eagle (MS)*Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Silver Commemorative 2018 W Congratulations Set S$1 (PF)Monday, February 12, 2018
Silver Eagle 2018W S$1 Eagle (PF)Monday, February 5, 2018
ATB 5oz Silver2017 P ATB 5 OUNCE - GEORGE ROGERS CLARK 25C (SP)Tuesday, January 4, 2018


2018 — Private Tokens & Medals

Category Coin Cutoff Date
McDonald's MacCoin 2018 70s Flower Power Brass (MS)Tuesday, September 4, 2018
McDonald's MacCoin 2018 80s Pop Art Brass (MS)Tuesday, September 4, 2018
McDonald's MacCoin 2018 90s Abstract Art Brass (MS)Tuesday, September 4, 2018
McDonald's MacCoin 2018 00s Technology Brass (MS)Tuesday, September 4, 2018
McDonald's MacCoin 2018 10s Communication Brass (MS)Tuesday, September 4, 2018


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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