Mint State 61

ANA MS 61 Grading Standard

PCGS Graded Coins

A coin graded MS-61 will have mint luster that may be diminished or noticeably impaired, and the surface may have clusters of large and small contact marks throughout.


Hairlines could be very noticeable. Scuff marks may show as unattractive patches on large areas or major features. Small rim nicks and striking or planchet defects may show, and the quality may be noticeably poor.


Eye appeal is somewhat unattractive.

ANA MS 61 Morgan Grading


PCGS MS 61 Grading

No wear on the high points. There may be multiple heavy marks and abrasions.  Strike may not be full, luster may be dull, and/or eye appeal may be negative.

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