Canadian coins grading - 1 cent 1937 to 1952 - George VI
Design and date are discernable, although some spots may be worn out. Some lettering should be apparent, if not necessarily readable.
Only small details are visible. Major illustrations and features are evident as outlines. although the coin overall is heavily worn.
No detail in the hair above the ear and minor detail on the ear of the king. Full rim with clearly discernable illustrations and features. Most legends are readable clearly, but the whole coin is still significantly worn.
The hair above the ear and at the back of the head begins to appear. Distinct rim, all legends readable, clear illustrations showing some detail, but the whole coin is moderately, but evenly worn.
Details are visible in the king's hair excluding the temple and the back of the neck. The hear appears Clearly readable but lightly worn legends, illustrations show good detail, rims are clean, but the whole coin shows moderate wear on the high points and a little wear below.
The details are present. There are signs of wear in a few places, including the hair at the temple and eyebrow.
The details are present. There are signs of wear in a few places, including the ear lobe and eyebrow.
MS-60 to MS-70
Coins in this grade are in mint condition and free of any wear.
Coins of these grades have are uncirculated. The only traces of wear on these coins come from the contact with each other during their production at the Mint. The difference between these grades is too small to be reproduced in pictures and images.