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Canadian coins grading - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria

AG-3

Design and date are discernable, although some spots may be worn out. Some lettering should be apparent, if not necessarily readable.

AG-3 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AG-3 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AG-3 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AG-3 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AG-3 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AG-3 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria 

G-4

Details are hardly visible in the hair and braid of the queen. Major illustrations and features are evident as outlines. although the coin overall is heavily worn.

Example(s)

G-4 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria G-4 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria G-4 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria G-4 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria G-4 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria G-4 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria 

VG-8

The queen's bread is visible around the ear but with a few detail. Full rim with clearly discernable illustrations and features. Most legends are readable clearly, but the whole coin is still significantly worn.

Example(s)

VG-8 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VG-8 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria 

F-12

Laural leaves and braid near the ear are still worn, but the braid and the knot begin to merge. Distinct rim, all legends readable, clear illustrations showing some detail, but the whole coin is moderately, but evenly worn.

Example(s)

F-12 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria F-12 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria F-12 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria F-12 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria F-12 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria F-12 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria 

VF-20

The laurel leaves and braid are clear but not sharp. 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.

Example(s)

VF-20 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VF-20 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VF-20 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VF-20 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VF-20 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria VF-20 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria 

EF-40

Legends are sharp, illustrations are clear with slight but obvious wear on the high points. The laural leaves and braid are sharp but with still some wear mainly near the ear.

Example(s)

EF-40 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria EF-40 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria EF-40 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria EF-40 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria 

AU-50

Sharp legends and illustrations show only a trace of wear on the highest points. There must be some remaining mint luster.

Example(s)

AU-50 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AU-50 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AU-50 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AU-50 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria AU-50 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria 

MS-60 to MS-70

Coins in this grade are ugly, dinged-up, bag-marked, ill-toned specimens, but they 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.

Example(s)

MS-60 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria MS-60 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria MS-60 - 5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Victoria

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