Class: Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins
Sharpen your grading skills! Knowledge of coin grading not only makes you more confident on the bourse floor, but also adds to your enjoyment of the hobby by helping take the worry out of numismatic purchases. Learn how U.S. coins should be graded according to the latest ANA and market standards.
The seminar covers many topics and emphasizes the fundamental principles of grading circulated and mint state U.S. coins, including the history and evolution of grading standards, analysis of a coin's focal points, technical and market grading, how to determine initial signs of wear and evaluating surface marks, strike, luster and eye appeal.
Instructors: Rod Gillis, ANA numismatic educator; and Mike Ellis, ANA Governor and Variety Specialist, Mike Ellis Rare Coins; Bill Fivaz, co-author of "The Cherrypicker's Guide to Rare Coin Varieties."
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb 25-26.
Tuition: $198 for ANA members; $298 for non-members. $25 discount for ANA Life Members
Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel your registration, you must do so at least 21 days prior to the start of the seminar in order to avoid a $100 cancellation fee. In the event a seminar is cancelled by the ANA you will be notified at least 21 days prior to the scheduled start date and you will receive a full refund. The ANA is not responsible for seminars cancelled due to a lack of registration.