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Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins Seminar

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 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.

ANA Members: Click HERE to register online or print and mail the forms below.

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Instructor: Brian Silliman, professional numismatist, Brian Silliman Rare Coins, and former NGC grader/conserver and ANA authenticator/conserver.

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, April 18-19, 2018

Tuition: $259 for ANA members.  ANA Life Members receive an additional $40 off!

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA

In conjunction with the CoinExpo Santa Clara, April 20-22, 2018