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Viewpoint: 70-point grading scale serves hobby well

By R. Vodney I hope the numismatic community never adopts a 100-point grading system. The only supportive argument that has ever been raised is that we all used the 100-point system when we were kids in school, therefore everyone will … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (November 6, 2018)

Even now all numbers not used on 70-point scale I have collected coins since the mid 1950s. I have seen every attempt made in an effort to “standardize” coin grading. Dr. Sheldon’s 70-point grading scale has been adopted across the … 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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100-point scale deserves discussion

We struck pay dirt in terms of numbers of readers responding to the question of whether numismatics should change to a 100-point grading scale. “Best of Buzz” is where responses usually go. There are many appearing in the two-page section … Continue reading

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