PCGS or the Professional coin grading services is a company that grades
and authenticates rare coins. Investing in PCGS coins is one of the best
first Investment steps in coin collecting and numismatics.
PCGS is a company that charges a fee for an opinion on the condition and
authenticity of coins.
This grading provides consumers with a rating on how to judge a
particular coin and determine if the coin is in a good, bad or excellent
Coins are graded with the following Markings AG ( almost good) , G ( good)
, VG ( very good) , F (fine) , VF ( Very fine) , EF or XF ( Extra Fine) AU
( Almost uncirculated) and MS ( mint state) . When a more exact state is
wanted the coin is also certified with a number from 1-70.
The best coins to invest in would be the ones with a grade from 60-70 ,
depending on the mintage and year of issue. MS60 is a Mint state coin with
the average of an uncirculated coin , carrying a few bag marks but may not
have been struck well enough to be graded higher .
This type of coin is may be valuable when coming to sell in the future
if it is a low mintage, rare or scarce coin.
A specific coin which is looked for by collectors is the
silver dollar. DMPL stands for Deep mirror proof like. The Morgan dollar
was one of the early issued silver United States dollars and it is the
most collected coin in the world. A very small coin can make a lot of
money. These coins are struck of bullion meaning the value will always
exceed the face value, mostly because these are rare early U.S. Mint
The PCGS Mint State DMPL Morgan Silver Dollar makes a great investment with a
probable increase in value because of the low mintage of PCGS Morgan
dollars that are graded DMPL. The grade of Mint State makes it affordable while
still have a great potential for an increase on your investment.
Morgan dollar are a unique investments, each dollar carries .77344 ounces of
silver, and apart from the face value the historic value makes it an
So before investing in
PCGS Mint State DMPL Morgan silver dollars it is
important that you do your research and find out about the grade and
rarity of each coin.
U.S. Coins Price Guide