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) 39409  13.13%
Silver Clad 27700  9.23%
Coin Silver 19828  6.61%
BN 17730  5.91%
Slabbed Coins 17537  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17120  5.70%
RB 16385  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13383  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13206  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12802  4.26%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12512  4.17%
PQ 11328  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11259  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11115  3.70%
High Relief 10417  3.47%
Incuse 10407  3.47%
Rarity 9843  3.28%
Coin drop 9733  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9661  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8796  2.93%