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) 42800  13.33%
Silver Clad 28651  8.92%
Coin Silver 20720  6.45%
Slabbed Coins 19072  5.94%
BN 18752  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 18059  5.62%
RB 17419  5.42%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14221  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14086  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13607  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13304  4.14%
PQ 12311  3.83%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12069  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11935  3.72%
High Relief 11196  3.49%
Incuse 11176  3.48%
Rarity 11089  3.45%
Coin drop 10558  3.29%
Obverse or Face side 10429  3.25%
Reverse Cameo 9623  3.00%