Tag Archives: 70-point grading scale

Letters to the Editor (December 18, 2018)

Mint does not distribute coins to local banks It never ceases to amaze me that even the most seasoned and esteemed numismatists do not understand how United States coinage goes from manufacturing to circulation. In Harvey Stack’s Viewpoint column (Nov. … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Grading system needs linear steps

By Paul Richards Years ago, I was an active shirt-pocket coin dealer, and I wrote an article about the grading services and about the 70-point coin grading scale. The original article was published by Coin World, and its subsequent criticism … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Too late for 100-point grading scale

By Bill Fivaz Wow! I hope my good friend Ron Guth loves to fish, because he has opened up a big can of worms! Dipping his toe into the water and proposing a dramatic change from the current 70-point grading … Continue reading

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