NCS Announces New Fee Structure

Posted: 9/11/2003 by NCS

Effective September 15, 2003, in an effort to simplify and standardize submissions, NCS is changing its fee structure.

The evaluation fee will remain the same. The conservation fee will now be a flat fee of 2% for coins valued up to $25,000 and 3% for those above $25,000 (with a $10 minimum). Grade protection will now be included as part of the conservation fee resulting in a lower overall fee. Details of the fee changes are as follows:

NCS Conservation Services:

Evaluation - 1% of declared value* with a $5 minimum fee.

Conservation - 2% for coins valued up to $25,000 and 3% for coins valued over $25,000 with a $10 minimum fee. Includes Grade Protection** for certified coins.

*Declared value MUST represent fair market value and NCS reserves the right to make adjustments for under-valued items.

**Grade protection only applies to certified coins submitted by NCS to its approved grading service.

NCS will continue to offer Expedite submissions, however, to better service its submitters, the Expedite fee will only apply to coins that are conserved. If a submitter selects the expedite option, any coin not conserved will not be charged the expedite fee.

In addition to simplifying the fee schedule for conservation, NCS now offers variety attribution for $7 per coin. This is an optional service. Click here for a complete list of NCS recognized varieties.

NEW REVISED SUBMISSION FORMS ARE FORTHCOMING. OLD FORMS MAY BE USED UNTIL THAT TIME, BUT WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE NEW FEES AND SERVICES EFFECTIVE SEPEMBER 15, 2003.

For more information about NCS visit our website at www.ncscoin.com




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