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Grading coins and paper money



Grading of coins and medals

pol.Pl. polierte Platte Brillant proofs are struck since 1950; frosted effigies surrounded by absolute mirrore-like fields
    Erstabschlag first strike
stplfr. proof no visible sings of wear; bag marks may be present; with original luster 
f.stplfr. prooflike  
vzgl. extremely fine a light wear on the highest part of the coin or medal 
 f.vzgl. nearly extremly fine   
s.sch. very fine moderat wear over the entire coin or medal.
f.s.sch. almost very fine  
sch. schön about 50 % of the original details are visible  
s.g.e. sehr gut erhalten Poor. Large parts of the design will be completely flat.  


Grading of paper money

I kassafrisch perfect note with some minor handling
II. vorzüglich attractive note, 1 times folded  
III sehr schön attractive with more evidence of handling and wear  
IV schön the note shows considerable circulation, with many folds  
V minder erhalten well used but intact  





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