Grading George V Small Cents
Below are the typical grading standards for George V Small Cents.
G4 Good- Only a silhouette of George remains.
VG8 Very Good- Over 75% of crown bands and jewels are worn away.
F12 Fine- The highest points of the design have lost considerable detail. The central crown bands with jewels and pearls are 50% worn away.
VF20 Very Fine- The central bands, jewels, and pearls are worn away. The ears, beard in front of the ear, mustache, eyebrow, and ribbon bow all show wear with loss of detail.
EF40 Extremely Fine- The bands and jewels on the crown have been flattened. The eyebrow, tip of the mustache, and ribbon bow are worn. Mint luster is no longer present.
AU50 About Uncirculated- Slight traces of wear on high points. Sixty to seventy percent of mint luster still remains. The halo effect is found in the fields around the design.
AU55 About Uncirculated- Very slight trace of wear will appear on the high points. Mint luster is still strong but showing signs of fading.
MS60 Uncirculated- No traces of wear. Hairlines, contact marks, and blemishes on all parts of the design. High degree of luster that may be slightly disturbed.
MS63 Select Uncirculated- No traces of wear. Will have minor hairline scratches, contact marks, and blemishes. Will have original mint luster.
MS65 Gem Uncirculated- No traces of wear. A nearly perfect coin with very minor hairline scratches, contact marks, or blemishes only in secondary areas. Will have full original mint luster.
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