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Gem Uncirculated: a grade range of 65 to 66 on a scale of 1 to 70.
Gobrecht dollar: U.S. Silver Dollars designed by Christian Gobrecht and struck from 1836 to 1839.
gold: a soft, precious metal of yellow color.


The adjectival equivalent of Mint State 65 or 66.
Gobrecht Short for "Gobrecht dollar." ...

GEM UNCIRCULATED: A flawless uncirculated note. It is bright, crisp, well centered, free from any traces of handling. and has no folds, creases or bent corners.

(Mint State-65)
With the exception of one issue, the 1851-C gold dollar, Mint State-65 coins from the Charlotte Mint are virtually unknown.

GEM = Gem Uncirculated
SILVER COINS : A hint of flatness of strike. Just a few detracting marks may be visible to the naked eye. Insignificant die cracks may be present. Almost full mint lustre is evident.

(or FDC-Fleur de coin): Perfect mint state.
Uncirculated (Unc.) : In new condition but may show very slight signs of handling though not of wear.

Gem Uncirculated
See Gem.
Gobrecht dollar
Silver dollars dated 1836, 1838, and 1839 struck in those years and later restruck. Named for their designer, Christian Gobrecht, Chief Engraver from 1840-44.

1901 Quarter Eagle
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254 1901 MS-65. Lustrous honey gold with olive highlights. A superlative example of this popular issue.

Note that gem uncirculated Barber, Walking Liberty, and Franklin half dollars are worth considerably more than their silver value.

SUPERLATIVE - A virtually flawless coin, exactly as it was minted and it has no trace of wear or unusual striking traits.
CHOICE - A virtually flawless coin with very minor imperfections.

See Coin Grading Gem UncShort for Gem Uncirculated. Gem UncirculatedThe adjectival equivalent of Mint State 65 or 66. GobrechtShort for "Gobrecht dollar.

Gem Unc Short for .
The adjectival equivalent of Mint State 65 or 66.
Gobrecht Short for 'Gobrecht dollar.' ...

Grading at this superior level has become more complex in recent years with distinctions being made in many catalogs between (from highest to lowest state of preservation) - FDC, GEM Uncirculated and Choice Uncirculated.

was roughly equivalent in usage to BU at that time.
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The 1853 Philadelphia issue appears with the most frequency in gem uncirculated, while the New Orleans issue of that year is the rarest of the series, particularly in mint state.

Like the time a dozen years ago when, at an otherwise ho-hum convention, I plucked from the inventory of one of America's shrewdest and most successful dealers a pair of obvious specimen proof 1927 nickels - marked and a few hundred ...

Should we buy only choice, gem uncirculated coins? Like so many things in coin collecting, it's a matter of opinion. Each collector sets his or her goals and goes on from there.

Goals ...

If a particular coin in true condition has an average wholesale price of $200, why would any dealer want to sell one for $150 or less?

Terms like "gem uncirculated" and "very fine" began to see use, as more precise grading descriptions allowed for more precise pricing for the booming collector market. In 1948, a well-known numismatist by the name of Dr.

Here are a few modern rare pennies and their retail value. It is important to note the coin values are for Coins. They are best described as like new, very bright and virtually mark free. Note: Values updated 2010.

All dates are available, with the low mintage 1809, 1811 and 1822 being the scarcest, though all are known in gem uncirculated condition. An unknown number of proofs, actually presentation pieces, exist for the years 1820 and later.

An unofficial absolute rarity rating scheme that indicates the number of expected examples of a coin (by denomination and date) to exist in Original (65) or better condition.
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Wisconsin, Wausau - $5 The First National Bank of Wausau
Charter 2820
Jones-Woods, Series of 1929, Type I
Serial # E007567A
Plate # E55/127
Fr. 1800-1
PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated ...

of Basal State (also Poor (PO)), Fair (Fr), Almost Good (AG), Good (G), Very Good (VG), Fine (F), Very Fine (VF), Extra Fine (EF or XF), Almost Uncirculated (AU), Uncirculated (Unc) and Brilliant or Beautiful Uncirculated (BU). was ...

For example: an inconsequential 1876 California fractional gold quarter dollar (octagonal format), catalog number BG-797 in the official guide, sold in raw Gem Uncirculated condition in October 1989 at the height of the 1985-9 coin boom.

See also: See also: Gem, Gem Unc, Circulated, Uncirculated, Coin

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