In this degree the coin has the original luster and no erosion or wear and no signs of circulation on the surface up to a magnification of 30 X
About Uncirculated / Almost Uncriculated ( AU)
All details of the coin are clear and visible no evidence of erosion or wear at the highest point on the surface of the coin . Loss of some of the original luster is expected .
Extremely fine (XF) or (EF)
The coin still has 95% of of the design details on the surface are clear and visible in the case of the small area design this area decides the valuation 90% of the design details in that area must be clear and visible .
Very Fine (VF)
75% of the design details should be clear and visible small weaknesses at the corners of the letters are allowed . In the case of the small design coins 65% of the details should be clear and visible .
50% of the details should be clear and visible moderate erosion and wear and the edges of the letters are weak and not sharp . In this degree the coin appears dirty . As for the small design coin little less than 50% of the details should be clear and visible .
Only 25% of the details clear and visible and the surface is severely eroded and worn .
In this case the outer rim is visible with few points of smudging but the rest of the design is weak and only the major details are apparent .
In this case only a shadow of the original design is apparent the rim is eroded and intermingled with the letters if present .