Grading Jersey Coins


Uncirculated:
There is no evidence of wear.

About Uncirculated:
There are some traces of wear.
Typically, one of the lions will show trace of wear.

Extra Fine:
There will be very little visible wear on most of the coin.
Several lions will be missing most their spots.

About Extra Fine:
Slightly more wear than for Extremely Fine
No spots on the lions will be evident.

Very Fine:
Images are fully recognizable,
and much of fine detail is present (despite visible wear).
The legend is fully readable.

Fine:
Some fine detail is visible;
The legend is mostly recognizable.

Also, note that carbon spots are typical on early copper coins. Even though a coin can be technically uncirculated, unsightly spots, pitting, and other marks should be taken into account in the 'over all' grade of the coin.
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