Coin Terminology and Glossary

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DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 36123  13.80%
Silver Clad 26112  9.98%
BN 16309  6.23%
Encapsulated Coin 15745  6.02%
Slabbed Coins 14969  5.72%
RB 14771  5.64%
Coin Silver 12375  4.73%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12048  4.60%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11528  4.41%
Reeded Edge 11428  4.37%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11169  4.27%
PQ 9957  3.81%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9872  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9641  3.68%
High Relief 9191  3.51%
Incuse 8870  3.39%
Obverse or Face side 8529  3.26%
Rarity 8083  3.09%
Reverse Cameo 7488  2.86%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7465  2.85%