Grading Art Bars and Rounds
PR = Proof – Proof strike, mirror background, cameo foreground
Absolutely no damage.
PRL = Proof Like – Features of Proof except for a small scratch or a nick. Scratch on background or rim nick only. Art work remains in perfect condition.
CH = Choice – Bar has a few light scratches and a nick or two.
Art work remains in perfect condition.
A = Average – Multiple scratches and nicks on bar. Art work may show some wear
BA = Below Average – Actual physical damage to the bar, major nick/s on rim, extreme wear on art work, enamel chipped.