In comparison to graded cards, a Near Mint card should be around the quality of a BGS 9 or a PSA 9.
Pokemon Burning Shadows Single Guzma 143/147 FULL ART - NEAR MINT (NM)
Near Mint Condition
A card in Near Mint condition shows minimal to no wear from shuffling or general play. Cards classified as Near Mint/Mint are generally indistinguishable from cards in an unsleeved deck of other Near Mint/Mint cards. Foils in this condition have little or no scuffing or clouding on the front and edges of the card.