Intermediate Coin Grading (Grading 2) Class Notes, Summer Seminar 2014
I recently attended the ANA’s Summer Seminar for the second time, taking Intermediate Coin Grading (grading 2) this time. I brought along my trusty iPad, and because I type at a nearly inhuman speed I took some pretty extensive notes that I thought I might share in the hopes of helping others. This class was taught by two current coin graders, one employed by PCGS and the other NGC — you just can’t ask for better instructors. Steven Feltner (PCGS guy) and John Schuch II (NGC guy) were great, and I wrote down nearly everything they said whether it was new to me or not.
These are my unedited notes, and I’m sure they’re lacking in proper sentence structure; they may also seem to refer to a specific coin that’s not mentioned, and while I did my best to go back and at least throw in the type of coin I may have missed a few. You’ll just have to forgive me in exchange for all the tips and tricks hidden in there...
Thank you for the notes! Sharing truly does help!!!
Thank you, cergrader! It was my hope that the notes would help someone else out there. :)
Awesome notes Amanda!!! I recommend this reading to all collectors new and experienced. Good stuff! Cergrader.