Mint State 65

ANA MS 65 Grading Standard

PCGS Graded Coins

A coin graded MS-65 shows an attractive high quality of luster and strike for the date and mint.


May have a few small scattered contact marks, or two larger marks may be present.


One or two small patches of hairlines may show. Noticeable light scuff marks may be seen on the high points of the design.


Overall quality is above average and eye appeal is very pleasing.


ANA MS 65 Morgan Grading

Obverse: A few contact marks will be evident on the cheek and the field in front of the face. There are no major abrasions or deep contact marks. The overall appearance will be pleasing.


Reverse: Friction from contact with other coins may be evident on the breast. There are few bag marks and none of them are major and detract from the overall appearance.


PCGS MS 65 Grading

Will have some marks and/or abrasions but they will be minor.  The strike must be above average, and luster and eye appeal must be good.

PCGS MS 65+ Grading

Very minor marks/hairlines though none in focal areas, above average strike and eye appeal

65+ Mint State

65 Proof Like

65 Deep Mirror Proof Like