Shared Resource Videos



PCGS -  Coin Grading 101

Published on Nov 10, 2015


Director of Education Michael Sherman reviews the influence that surface preservation has on determining a coin's grade. 



PCGS - Color Coin Grading 102

For some coins, a numerical grade alone does not suffice.  Collector preferences and market value demand the use of designations.   Designations are a rating added after the numerical grade to describe a particular attribute of a series that has importance and value to collectors.



PCGS - Grading - "No Grade" 103

Published on Aug 2, 2016 


 PCGS Director of Education Mike Sherman as he provides explanations for PCGS No Grades "82 - Filed Rims," "91 - Questionable Color," and "92 - Cleaning."