Educate Yourself On How We Grade Coins
Altier Rare Coins has numismatist working on site who grade and authenticate each coin prior to making an offer.
We are authorized dealers of both PCGS & NGC, the leading 3rd party numismatic authentication companies.
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Coins are given a numeric value on the Sheldon Scale when they are graded. The scale comprises of coins that range from Poor, denoted with P-1 to Perfect Mint State, also denoted as MS-70. These coins are classified according to their present state as adjectives such as Excellent, Good and Fair are used to qualify them. However, those who deal in the collection of coins have already known the meaning of these terms in their world. Presently, grades are usually given at important points on the Sheldon scale, with the most common numeric points being used alongside the exact adjective to identify the grade. These are the regular coin grades: