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Canadian coins grading - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII

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 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII 

G-4

Few details on the barb, hair and clothes. The band of the crown is not visible. Major illustrations and features are evident as outlines. although the coin overall is heavily worn.

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G-4 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII G-4 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII 

VG-8

The band of the crown is visible, but the jewels are still worn. The chain, robe and bow appear gradually. Full rim with clearly discernable illustrations and features. Most legends are readable clearly, but the whole coin is still significantly worn.

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VG-8 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII VG-8 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII VG-8 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII VG-8 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII VG-8 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII 

F-12

The jewels of the crown become visibles. 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 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII F-12 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII 

VF-20

The jewels of the crown are visible, but there's still wear on them. 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 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII VF-20 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII 

EF-40

Details of the obverse are clear. Legends are sharp, illustrations are clear with slight but obvious wear on the high points.

Example(s)

EF-40 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII EF-40 - 5 cents 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII 

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 1902 to 1910 - Edward VII 

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.

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