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Grading Mint State Morgan Dollars

PCGS Director of Education Mike Sherman reviews the key elements for grading Mint State 60 to 69 Morgan Dollars. These coins are plentiful, but no two are exactly alike. Learn how to identify the differences in this short video.

Coin Grading: Circulated Eye Appeal

As coins circulate over many years, details originally struck into the coin are gradually worn away. The remaining details left on the coin are used to determine the coin’s grade. However, eye appeal still does matter for circulated coins.¬†Join PCGS Director of...

Grading: Circulated Coins (Video)

Join PCGS Director of Education Mike Sherman as he provides collectors with insight on grading circulated coins. In about 10 minutes, Mike explains the factors that contribute most to a circulated coin’s grade.