Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: About Uncirculated (AU-50)
Explanation: Grade: There are traces of wear on most of the higher areas of the designs and considerable disruption is seen in the larger fields. At least half of the original mint luster is present.

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38128  13.16%
Silver Clad 27246  9.40%
Coin Silver 19427  6.70%
BN 17245  5.95%
Encapsulated Coin 16659  5.75%
Slabbed Coins 16541  5.71%
RB 15871  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12970  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12679  4.37%
Reeded Edge 12395  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12105  4.18%
PQ 10854  3.75%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10809  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10671  3.68%
High Relief 10007  3.45%
Incuse 9977  3.44%
Coin drop 9337  3.22%
Obverse or Face side 9269  3.20%
Rarity 9237  3.19%
Reverse Cameo 8373  2.89%