British coins grading - Florin 1849 to 1887 - Victoria - Gothic Head
Features the Gothic portrait of Queen Victoria by William Wyon. The dress is decorated with roses, thistles and shamrocks
No detail in the design and date which are discernable, although very worn out. Some lettering should be apparent, if not necessarily readable. Date should be readable.
Bust is mostly flat. Major illustrations and features are evident as outlines. Although the coin overall is heavily worn.
Some details in crown and bodice, ear starts to appear. Full rim with clearly discernable illustrations and features. The whole coin is still significantly worn.
Some details in crown and braid. Distinct rim, all legends readable, clear illustrations showing some detail, but the whole coin is moderately, but evenly worn.
We start to see all major line in the hair. Clearly readable but lightly worn legends, illustrations show good detail, rims are clean, but the whole coin shows moderate wear on the high points.
Most hair lines are visible and braid almost complete. Legends are sharp, illustrations are clear with slight but obvious wear on the high points.
Sharp legends and illustrations show only a trace of wear on the highest points. There must be some remaining mint luster.
MS-60 to MS-70
Coins in this grade are mostly in mint condition and free of any wear.