Genuine 98 - Visible Damage

PCGS Definition

N Grade coins are unique to the PCGS grading system and are so designated with a coin is not graded.  Beginning in 2013 PCGS added a general indication of how the coin would have graded had it not been disqualified.


A coin given a designation of N-98 has visible damage on the coin.  The damage can be graffiti, spots removed, surface tooled, machine damage, rim damage, or surface damage.