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) 44496  13.41%
Silver Clad 29096  8.77%
Coin Silver 21140  6.37%
Slabbed Coins 19758  5.95%
BN 19268  5.81%
Encapsulated Coin 18636  5.62%
RB 17888  5.39%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14699  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14578  4.39%
Reeded Edge 14007  4.22%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13758  4.15%
PQ 12801  3.86%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12505  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12393  3.73%
Rarity 11752  3.54%
Incuse 11599  3.50%
High Relief 11580  3.49%
Coin drop 10989  3.31%
Obverse or Face side 10814  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 10074  3.04%