From the editors of Coin World and Coin Values comes one of the easiest to use guides in determining and assessing a coins grade. This expanded 2nd edition of Making the Grade now includes the 50 most widely collected US coins (double the number of the first edition). Each coin series listed features high quality, full-color, detailed photos with grade descriptions and pinpoint areas to inspect. Design high points are highlighted to indicate areas of wear. Visual impairment severity levels are identified by color maps.
The 50 covered coin series are: Classic Head Half Cents; Coronet Half Cents; Classic Head Cents; Coronet Large Cents; Flying Eagle Cent;s Indian Head Cents; Lincoln Cents; Shield 2 Cent Pieces; Silver 3 Cent Pieces; Copper-Nickel 3 Cent Pieces; Shield Nickels; Liberty Head Nickels; Buffalo Nickels; Jefferson Nickels; Jefferson Westward Journey Nickels; Capped Bust Half Dimes; Seated Liberty Half Dimes; Seated Liberty Dimes; Barber Dimes; Mercury Dimes; Roosevelt Dimes; Seated Liberty 20 Cent Pieces; Seated Liberty Quarters; Barber Quarters; Standing Liberty Quarters; Silver Washington Quarters; Clad Washington Quarters; 50 State Quarters; Capped Bust Half Dollars; Seated Liberty Half Dollars; Barber Half Dollars; Walking Liberty Half Dollars; Franklin Half Dollars; Kennedy Half Dollars; Draped Bust Dollars; Seated Liberty Dollars; Morgan Dollars; Peace Dollars; Eisenhower Dollars; Susan B. Anthony Dollars; Sacagawea Dollars; Presidential Dollars; Coronet Half Eagles; Indian Head Half Eagles; Indian Head Eagles; Coronet Double Eagles; Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles; American Eagle Silver $1 bullion coins; American Eagle Gold bullion coins; American Eagle Platinum bullion coins
Publication Date: July 2008