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AbbreviationTermAdditional Information
MSUncirculated Coins Graded from 60-70
EFA well-preserved coin with a grade range from 40 to 49 on a grading scale of 1 to 70.
BU or B.U.A coin that has never been circulated and retains all of its original mint luster.
GDesign details are flat and visible in outline. Some portions of the design may be faint.
AGDesign details are flat and appear in outline. Portions of the rim are lost to wear.
PRHeavily worn; only basal detail remains.
AUTraces of light wear are evident on the high points of the coin's design.
VGHeavy wear flattens design elements, although major features are clearly outlined.
FModerate wear or many elements with heavy wear on high points. The major design elements remain visible.
AbbreviationTermAdditional Information
Fr. or FACoin is identifiable, design is flat and visible in outline, and rim is essentially indistinguishable from coin fields.
C.Only Major Design Elements Distinguishable
AVG.A coin in unremarkable condition
Circ.A coin which has seen use
AFHeavy wear on the high points and the major design elements are nearly visible.
VFMajor details of the coin are clear although light wear is evident; the high points show moderate wear.
Unc.A coin that shows no wear or evidence of circulation.
XFDesign features are well defined, although light wear is evident throughout.

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