NGC Graded MS
61 Mandela Birthday Coin (Minted 2008)
(Q) What is this grading? (A)
No wear but scratches, abrasions, and other imperfections are
evident; dull luster and unattractive toning; no obvious scratch
or gash making such the focus of the coin.
stands for Mint State and 61 is a grade number on a scale of 1
to 70. Mint state coins are coins in the same condition that
they were in just after leaving the mint, with no evidence of
wear or handling.