Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Field
Explanation: Flat, undetailed part of the surface of a coin between the raised designs, including the date. Quantity of the field is very important to numismatists as an aid to grading coins

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38752  13.07%
Silver Clad 27551  9.29%
Coin Silver 19700  6.65%
BN 17566  5.93%
Slabbed Coins 17144  5.78%
Encapsulated Coin 16966  5.72%
RB 16224  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13237  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13022  4.39%
Reeded Edge 12674  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12364  4.17%
PQ 11178  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11113  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10966  3.70%
High Relief 10270  3.46%
Incuse 10258  3.46%
Rarity 9634  3.25%
Coin drop 9608  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9531  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8660  2.92%