Here is an excerpt from one email: A. Standard conservation with grading. Conserve all coins and submit to NGC for grading.* B. Standard conservation and return raw. Conserve all coins and return without grading* C. Modern conservation with grading. (Any uncertified us or foreign coin 1970 to date, valued $300 or less) Modern fee is $26 50/coin, includes conservation and grading *What this means is for coins valued above $300 we will have to pay 1% for evalation, plus 4% for conservation, plus grading fee between $14-$50 depending on the coins value. So a $3000 coin will cost $180 for conservation and grading vs $22.50 last year and $26.50 in January/Febraury. STANDARD CONSERVATION FEES: 1. Evaluation Fee: 1% of declared value per coin, minimum $5. Service Description: Item examined by a conservation expert to determine what conservation work, if any, should be performed. All graded coins, excluding details and genuine holders, will be returned as is if conservation is not performed, and only the Evaluation Fee will be charged by NCS. Coin(s) holdered by any service other than NGC or PCGS will be treated as raw coin(s) and removed from their holders. In order to submit coins that are in holders other than NGC or PCGS, you must initial section 5, Conservation Services, on the front of this form confirming you have read the terms and conditions regarding the Consent to Remove Coin(s) from Holder(s) information below, prior to any work being performed by NCS. Coins that are in either NGC or PCGS holders and cannot benefit from conservation will be returned and the customer will only be charged the 1% evaluation fee. 2. Conservation Fee: 4% of declared value up to $150,000 per coin, and 2% of declared value over $150,000 per coin, minimum $15. Service Description: Appropriate conservation is performed.