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) 43312  13.36%
Silver Clad 28781  8.88%
Coin Silver 20854  6.43%
Slabbed Coins 19268  5.94%
BN 18927  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 18230  5.62%
RB 17573  5.42%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14346  4.42%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14232  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13722  4.23%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13435  4.14%
PQ 12486  3.85%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12197  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12055  3.72%
High Relief 11310  3.49%
Incuse 11289  3.48%
Rarity 11268  3.47%
Coin drop 10672  3.29%
Obverse or Face side 10548  3.25%
Reverse Cameo 9746  3.01%