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) 42340  13.30%
Silver Clad 28537  8.96%
Coin Silver 20610  6.47%
Slabbed Coins 18897  5.94%
BN 18607  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17927  5.63%
RB 17275  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14116  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13975  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13492  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13196  4.14%
PQ 12189  3.83%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11968  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11829  3.72%
High Relief 11093  3.48%
Incuse 11070  3.48%
Rarity 10944  3.44%
Coin drop 10453  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10334  3.25%
Reverse Cameo 9516  2.99%