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) 39710  13.14%
Silver Clad 27800  9.20%
Coin Silver 19915  6.59%
BN 17832  5.90%
Slabbed Coins 17704  5.86%
Encapsulated Coin 17206  5.69%
RB 16488  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13462  4.45%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13306  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12873  4.26%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12583  4.16%
PQ 11419  3.78%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11330  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11201  3.71%
High Relief 10496  3.47%
Incuse 10480  3.47%
Rarity 9964  3.30%
Coin drop 9814  3.25%
Obverse or Face side 9733  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8879  2.94%