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Grading of British Coins (For all Metals)
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1914 - 2014 100th anniversary of Wo  ....
1914 - 2014 During July 2014 The Royal Mint were selling 1914 sovereigns on their website to tie in with the 100th anniversary of World War One for £350.

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1937 Gold Sovereigns - Edward VII 1937

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1925 Gold Sovereigns - Edward VII 1  ....
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For all Metals

GRADING OF BRITISH COINS (For all Metals)
Maybe coin wear through normal circulation or damage or faulty striking.
Poor: is a coin that as considerable wear all over the coin.
These coins have no value to collector. Unless it is a very rare coin.
Poor
Fine
Fine: is a coin that allso as considerable wear to the raised
surfaces of the coin .
Some detail should be visible
Very fine: is coin that as some ware to the raised surfaces of the coin .
V F
This means that the coin as only been in normal circulation for few years.
E F
Extremely fine: is a coin that as very little sign of circulation.
This means that the coin slightest wear to the highest areas of the coin .
minimal scratches.
UNC
Uncirculated: is a coin with new condition as issued by the mint .
Retaining full Lustre. These coin do pick up scratches bag mark in mass production .
Many dealers will want a 100% lustre with a uncirculated coin .
B U
Brilliant uncirculated: is another word for uncirculated coin .
This time the coin got to be 100% lustre as new from the mint.
With out mark or scratches on the coin .
FDC
Fleur-de-coin: these coins are flawless untouched.
with out mark or scratches or hairlines on the coin Generally.
applied to proof of the coins
 
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