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

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DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 52892  14.51%
Silver Clad 30281  8.31%
Coin Silver 22279  6.11%
Slabbed Coins 21144  5.80%
BN 20516  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 20005  5.49%
RB 18937  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16329  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15804  4.34%
Reeded Edge 15079  4.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 15023  4.12%
PQ 13843  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13718  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13675  3.75%
Rarity 13326  3.66%
Incuse 12707  3.49%
High Relief 12597  3.46%
Coin drop 12470  3.42%
Reverse Cameo 11957  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 11850  3.25%