Ancient Greek & Roman Coins


Grading and Describing Ancient Coins

The Grading page was once the most popular part of my site. The most recent updates added new, larger photos to the sections on Manufacture and Preservation. Please select from the three separate sections below. HINT: The best parts of this page are the Conditions of Manufacture and Conditions of Preservation sections so PLEASE don't just visit the Standard Grading section and think you have seen what this page has to offer.

Standard Grading

'Fine' and Friends Defined

Conditions of
Manufacture

Things that happened at the mint

Conditions of
Preservation

Things that happened after striking

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