Grading Jefferson Nickels
Below are the typical grading standards for Jefferson Nickels.
VG8 Very Good- Second porch pillar from right nearly gone, other three still visible but weak.
F12 Fine- Cheekbone worn flat. Hairlines and eyebrow faint. Second pillar weak, especially at bottom.
VF20 Very Fine- Second pillar plain and complete on both sides.
EF40 Extremely Fine- Cheekbone, hairlines, eyebrow slightly worn but well defined. Base of triangle above pillars visible but weak.
AU50 About Uncirculated- Traces of light wear on only the high points of the design. Half of mint luster is present.
MS65 Choice Uncirculated- No trace of wear. Barely noticeable blemishes.
Top Tier Certified Jefferson Nickels on eBay
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