Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Selected title: Incuse
Explanation: The design of a coin which has been impressed below the coin's surface. When the design is raised above the coin's surface it is said to he in relief

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 44545  13.41%
Silver Clad 29111  8.76%
Coin Silver 21151  6.37%
Slabbed Coins 19779  5.95%
BN 19281  5.80%
Encapsulated Coin 18655  5.62%
RB 17901  5.39%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14717  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14592  4.39%
Reeded Edge 14017  4.22%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13770  4.15%
PQ 12813  3.86%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12516  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12403  3.73%
Rarity 11770  3.54%
Incuse 11616  3.50%
High Relief 11590  3.49%
Coin drop 11001  3.31%
Obverse or Face side 10824  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 10086  3.04%