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) 52836  14.52%
Silver Clad 30242  8.31%
Coin Silver 22243  6.11%
Slabbed Coins 21114  5.80%
BN 20481  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 19975  5.49%
RB 18903  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16287  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15769  4.33%
Reeded Edge 15044  4.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14994  4.12%
PQ 13812  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13690  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13645  3.75%
Rarity 13287  3.65%
Incuse 12679  3.49%
High Relief 12566  3.45%
Coin drop 12423  3.41%
Reverse Cameo 11927  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 11823  3.25%