Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Arrows
Explanation: Design element usually found in the left (viewer's right) claw of the eagle seen on many United States coins. After 1807, there usually were three arrows while prior to that time the bundle consisted of numerous ones

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 41916  13.27%
Silver Clad 28429  9.00%
Coin Silver 20509  6.49%
Slabbed Coins 18731  5.93%
BN 18467  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17808  5.64%
RB 17151  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14014  4.44%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13872  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13397  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13099  4.15%
PQ 12054  3.81%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11879  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11738  3.71%
High Relief 11009  3.48%
Incuse 10987  3.48%
Rarity 10826  3.43%
Coin drop 10360  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10249  3.24%
Reverse Cameo 9427  2.98%