GRADING COINS AND PAPER NOTES
All of the grading tiers described herein by MICC do not guarantee of grade and authenticity of your currency.
There are many factors that interlink to finally decide on a grade. We can’t review all the relevant factors here but with the following list of standards given you should be well on your way to understand how to assign initial grades. Additionally, you can add grades for specially and collector currency.
Grading is not a science, but comes with years of practice and it is possible that two qualified graders may disagree about the final grade. Currency which are uncirculated have many different attributes, some of which may appeal to one grader and not another.
Any questions you may have about grading services can be answered by an authorized numismatic dealer. These professionals can help you decide which tier best meets your needs.
Know your dealer. And familiarize yourself with the standards that individual grading companies utilize to ensure that you yourself are happy with them.
GRADING OF CANADIAN COINS
- 1870-1901 Victoria
- 1902-1910 Edward VII
- 1911-1936 George V
- 1937-1952 George VI
- 1953-1964 Elizabeth II
GRADING OF CANADIAN PAPERNOTES
- 1870-1934 Dominion of Canada banknotes
- 1935-Current Bank of Canada Banknotes