Take the worry out of your numismatic purchases by becoming knowledgeable about how U.S. coins should be graded. Using the latest American Numismatic Association and market standards, instructors Kenneth Bressett, editor emeritus of A Guide Book of United States Coins, Bill Fivaz, co-author of The Cherrypicker’s Guide to Rare Coin Varieties, and Rod Gillis, ANA Education Director, will cover the basics 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. Putting the fun back into fundamentals, this course demonstrates the art and science of coin grading and equips students to grade like pros.
The two-day seminar will be 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2020 and Wednesday, February 26, 2020, National Money Show, Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta, Georiga.
The seminar’s cost is $250 for ANA members and $350 for non-ANA members. The registration deadline is January 17, 2020.