Grading, Pricing, Demand, and the CAC Effect
John Frost (2021)
This presentation will discuss evaluating the condition of coins, the inconsistent grading of coins by third-party grading services, and determining the market value of coins. It will then introduce CAC - Certified Acceptance Corporation - and its dramatic effect on the marketplace when it comes to both demand and pricing. Examples illustrate fascinating behavior seen in today's coin market. Presented at the Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium, a virtual event conducted October 15-17, 2021. See nnpsymposium.org for further information. Speaker: John Frost.