Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Selected title: Field
Explanation: Flat, undetailed part of the surface of a coin between the raised designs, including the date. Quantity of the field is very important to numismatists as an aid to grading coins

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 39308  13.12%
Silver Clad 27677  9.24%
Coin Silver 19812  6.61%
BN 17705  5.91%
Slabbed Coins 17489  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17103  5.71%
RB 16353  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13360  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13180  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12786  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12489  4.17%
PQ 11294  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11233  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11090  3.70%
High Relief 10396  3.47%
Incuse 10391  3.47%
Rarity 9812  3.27%
Coin drop 9711  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9641  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8775  2.93%