Grading Trade Dollars
Below are the typical grading standards for Trade Dollars.
VG8 Very Good:About half of mottoes IN GOD WE TRUST and E PLURIBUS UNUM will show. Rim on both sides well defined.
F12 Fine:Mottoes and LIBERTY readable but worn.
EF40 Extremely Fine:Mottoes and LIBERTY are sharp. Only slight wear on rims.
AU50 About Uncirculated:Slight trace of wear on Liberty's left breast and left knee and hair above ear. Also on eagle's head, knee, and wing tips.
MS60 Uncirculated:No trace of wear. Light blemishes.
MS63 Select Uncirculated:Some distracting contact marks or blemishes in prime focal areas. Luster may be impaired.
Top Tier Certified Trade Dollars on eBay
Click on any of the boxes to see much larger images and prices. These are all top tier certified Trade Dollars that you can use for comparing to your coins. Only PCGS, NGC, ANACS, ICG, NCS, CCCS, and ICCS.