NGC Graded MS
64 Mandela Birthday Coin (Minted 2008)
(Q) What is this grading? (A) intermediate grade where a
coin is decidedly better than a MS63 but not deserving
of a MS65 grade; usually a coin that looks like an MS65
until inspected under 5x magnification.
stands for Mint State and 64 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.