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) 52991  14.50%
Silver Clad 30330  8.30%
Coin Silver 22324  6.11%
Slabbed Coins 21182  5.80%
BN 20557  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 20046  5.49%
RB 18984  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16388  4.49%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15856  4.34%
Reeded Edge 15124  4.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 15067  4.12%
PQ 13879  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13763  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13712  3.75%
Rarity 13384  3.66%
Incuse 12739  3.49%
High Relief 12632  3.46%
Coin drop 12530  3.43%
Reverse Cameo 12000  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 11891  3.25%