Coin Grading and Certification

coin grading

In order to secure the best value for a coin whether on a sale or purchase, one should consider coin grading. This procedure is usually employed to determine the coin’s grade or condition before the sale or purchase transaction. The coin’s grade together with the coin’s demand and scarcity is one of the major factors for determining the coin’s value to any coin collector or trader. The coin grading process involves many factors which include authenticity, condition and sharpness. When coins were first graded, one only considered two grades: Mint and circulated. But more grading … [Read more...]