PMG SERVICES & SUBMISSION

Submitting to PMG is easy. Please refer to Submitting for an overview of your submission options.

PMG offers several submission tiers and services to meet the needs of collectors and professionals alike. It is necessary to choose the option that corresponds to the value and category of the notes you are submitting as well as the turnaround time you desire. You may submit most US and World notes for grading. For more information on notes accepted by PMG for grading, please see Notes We Grade.

Turnaround times are approximate and not guaranteed. Holidays and on-site grading at shows may result in slower turnaround times. Please refer to our show schedule at www.pmgnotes.com/events or call Customer Service at 877-764-5570 for additional information.

PMG's comprehensive Written Guarantee of grade and authenticity covers all grading tiers described here.

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US Notes

Service
Fee
(per note)
Estimated Turnaround
Current Turnaround
Requirements
WalkThrough $150
$225
$100 + ½% FMV
24-hour service 24-hour service All US notes valued up to $25,000.
All US notes valued $25,001 to $50,000.
All US notes valued $50,001 and up.
Express $75 5 working days 5 working days US notes valued up to $10,000.
Standard $40 14 working days 14 working days US notes valued up to $3,000.
Economy $25 28 working days 35 working days US notes valued up to $1,000. Five (5)-note minimum.
Economy Special $30 28 working days 35 working days All Errors, US BEP Issued Bonds, Specimens, Proofs, Essays and/or notes not listed in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell or Schwan. US notes valued up to $1,000.
Bulk Submission See below for different Bulk Submission Tiers and Fees. See below See below US Notes valued up to $500. 25-note minimum. To qualify for consecutive pricing all 25 notes must be the same catalog number and be consecutive in serial number.
Consecutive Notes $12 Varies 15 working days
Non-consecutive Notes $14 Varies 63 working days
Modern (1961 - present) $12 Varies 15 working days
Large Size Notes $18 Varies 63 working days

World Notes


Certain paper money valued under $3,000 that require additional research for authentication are not eligible for Standard, Economy or Bulk Tiers; Submit the following paper money using the World Express Tier: People’s Republic of China dated 1948-51. Please note, due to the additional research needed, the turnaround times for these PRC notes may be longer than the estimated 5 day World Express turnaround time.

Service
Fee
(per note)
Estimated Turnaround
Current Turnaround
Requirements
WalkThrough $150
$225
$100 + ½% FMV
24-hour service 24-hour service All non-US notes valued up to $25,000.
All non-US notes valued $25,001 to $50,000.
All non-US notes valued $50,001 and up.
Express $80 5 working days 5 working days Non-US notes valued up to $10,000.
Standard $45 14 working days 14 working days Non-US notes valued up to $3,000.
Economy $30 28 working days 35 working days Non-US notes valued up to $1,000. Five (5)-note minimum.
Economy Special $35 28 working days 35 working days All Errors, Replacements, Specimens, Proofs, Essays and/or notes not listed in the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money or Charlton. Non-US notes valued up to $1,000.
Bulk Submission See below for different World Bulk Submission Tiers and Fees. See below See below Non-US notes valued up to $500. 25 note minimum. To qualify for consecutive pricing all 25 notes must be the same catalog number and be consecutive in serial number.
Consecutive Notes $13 Varies 15 working days
Non-consecutive Notes $20 Varies 63 working days
Modern (1961 - present) $15 Varies 20 working days

A $5 handling fee per invoice applies to all submissions in addition to the grading tiers. An attribution fee of $5 per line item is charged when notes submitted are not accompanied by proper catalog number (e.g. Friedberg, Pick, etc.). A $10 adjustment fee will be charged for submission forms that must be modified prior to processing. This includes forms with more than one tier listed and bumps in tier levels due to undervalued notes.

Note: Please limit notes to 50 per submission form. For Bulk Consecutive submissions please limit notes to 100 per form. Use multiple submission forms as needed.


The following service options are available for both US and World note submissions.

Service
Fee
(per note)
Estimated Turnaround
Current Turnaround
Requirements
Appearance Review No charge 12 working days 12 working days Service for review of a PMG note you believe is over-graded.
ReHolder $10 5 working days 5 working days A note in a PMG holder can be submitted for placement in a new holder. Notes valued up to $10,000.
High Value ReHolder $20 5 working days 5 working days A note in a PMG holder can be submitted for placement in a new holder. Notes valued over $10,000
ReGrade Tier price According to Tier chosen
Ex: Regrade Express is 5 working days
According to Tier chosen
Ex: Regrade Express is 5 working days
If you disagree with a grade assigned by PMG, you may submit the note for review for a higher grade. Note must be intact in its PMG holder. Also choose a grading tier according to note value and desired turnaround time.
Oversized Holder Tier price + $5 According to Tier According to Tier Notes larger than 7¾” x 4¾” (20 cm x 12 cm) will be assessed an additional service fee of $5 per note.
Custom Holder $25 or $50* According to Tier According to Tier Multi and Custom Holders are available in a variety of sizes and must be submitted on a separate invoice. *See the PMG Multi and Custom Holder article for more information.
Pedigree Tier price + $5 According to Tier According to Tier Reserved for information pertaining to a private or public collection. (Ex: Ford Collection).
Variety $5 According to Tier According to Tier Additional attribution not mentioned in Friedberg, Haxby, Criswell, Schwan, Charlton & the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money.
Imaging $5 Tier + 1 working day Tier + 1 working day If chosen, PMG provides digital imaging for notes submitted under any of its grading and service tiers at $5 per note. Consists of an accurate Internet-resolution 72 dpi JPEG image of the holder's obverse and reverse. Applies to all notes on the invoice.
Return Mint Packaging $3/submission 1 working day 1 working day Examples include Certificates of Authenticity and Mint folders / boxes.

PMG reserves the right to charge higher tier rates if a submitted item's value exceeds the maximum value allowed using the originally selected tier. This also includes instances where the value provided by the submitter is below the note’s fair market value.

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