CCA Grading Scale
Our grading scale is completely transparent, we grade each card on a 4 point scale. Taking the average grade of all 4 to assign an overall grade to each authenticated card. This consists of the card centering, surface, edges, and corners.
Grading Breakdown & Overview
CCA 10 – A card exhibiting perfect features with a max centering of 60/40.
CCA 9 – May include one minor flaw being corner whiting, dull corners, or minor surface scratch with a max centering of 70/30.
CCA 8 – May include edgewear or whitening along multiple sides or corners, light scratches, or smudges with a max centering of 80/20.
CCA 7 – May include light scratches, corner whitening, surface smudges, edgewear, or silvering on the edges.
CCA 6 – May include slightly noticeable scratches, mild discoloration, minor indentation, noticeable edgewear, or heavy corner whitening.
CCA 5 – May include moderate discoloration, clearly visible scratches, heavy discoloration and edgewear.
CCA 4 – May include a minor crease, noticeable edgewear, deep scratches or cards with light stains.
CCA 3 – May include a heavy crease, intense scratches, discoloration, visable stains, or edge fraying.
CCA 2 – May include heavy stains, deep scratches, corner fraying, extreme discoloration, or multiple creases.
CCA 1 – May include discoloration, multiple creases, heavy corner damage, indentations, deep scratches, stains or extreme edge wear.
Ungradeable – Cards that are missing pieces, torn, ripped, cut, burned, or with excessive creases.