Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Press
Explanation: The compression machine which is used to stamp or strike a coin

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38319  13.11%
Silver Clad 27350  9.36%
Coin Silver 19536  6.68%
BN 17371  5.94%
Slabbed Coins 16774  5.74%
Encapsulated Coin 16765  5.74%
RB 16014  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13069  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12795  4.38%
Reeded Edge 12497  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12201  4.17%
PQ 10981  3.76%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10918  3.74%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10783  3.69%
High Relief 10105  3.46%
Incuse 10079  3.45%
Coin drop 9441  3.23%
Rarity 9393  3.21%
Obverse or Face side 9376  3.21%
Reverse Cameo 8480  2.90%