Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random term: GEM BU
Explanation: BU with no Bag marks

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 23098  14.05%
Silver Clad 18635  11.33%
BN 11728  7.13%
Encapsulated Coin 10459  6.36%
RB 9349  5.69%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 8152  4.96%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 7649  4.65%
Reeded Edge 7134  4.34%
Coin Silver 7129  4.34%
Slabbed Coins 6797  4.13%
PF (PF60, PF70) 6602  4.02%
PQ 6034  3.67%
PR (PR60, PR70) 5992  3.64%
Obverse or Face side 5908  3.59%
High Relief 5671  3.45%
MS (MS60-MS70) 5597  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 4955  3.01%
Rarity 4599  2.80%
Clad Coinage 4453  2.71%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 4378  2.66%