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A request for PCGS to help further educate your collector base

Coin FinderCoin Finder Posts: 6,953 ✭✭✭✭✭

Please add images for IKE, MORGAN and PEACE dollar PLUS graded coins in the online photograde site for MS grades 64 to 68.

Some gold coins would be good also the 5's 10's and 20 dollar gold pieces...

Thank You

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    davewesendavewesen Posts: 5,851 ✭✭✭✭✭

    When they came out with '+' at PCGS wasn't it supposed to signify the top 10% for the grade? almost like a liner?

    If someone really wanted to see the difference they could go to CoinFacts and look at the additional True Views, although I doubt much of a difference could be determined from pics.

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    Coin FinderCoin Finder Posts: 6,953 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @davewesen Thanks for your comment. I think the plus grades from PCGS will become more important for Registry Set owners. The now top three grading companies in the marketplace have their own Registry Sets and those small points from plus coins may make a difference in vying for top spots and promotion. When buying raw coins, one might pay a little extra for a raw coin that may "plus". I would like to see the difference in a photo which is better than nothing to better educate myself. Even just a handful of plus coin pictures next to their graded counterparts would help I think. Also with written descriptions added. PCGS could add that to their grading guide if nothing else.

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    RYKRYK Posts: 35,789 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I doubt photos would be helpful in accomplishing this. Looking at actual, physical coins would be the best way to learn, but the parsing of grading at this level even stumps the experts and professionals, as there is some randomness and serendipity thrown in. Best of luck.

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