Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Die Clash
Explanation: Upper and lower dies coming together in a coin press without a planchet between them; design details may be partially impressed in the opposite dies and subsequently as mirror images on coins struck from the clashed dies

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38142  13.15%
Silver Clad 27251  9.40%
Coin Silver 19442  6.70%
BN 17252  5.95%
Encapsulated Coin 16666  5.75%
Slabbed Coins 16562  5.71%
RB 15885  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12974  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12693  4.38%
Reeded Edge 12407  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12112  4.18%
PQ 10861  3.74%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10814  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10681  3.68%
High Relief 10012  3.45%
Incuse 9989  3.44%
Coin drop 9354  3.23%
Obverse or Face side 9284  3.20%
Rarity 9255  3.19%
Reverse Cameo 8385  2.89%