Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Selected title: Incuse
Explanation: The design of a coin which has been impressed below the coin's surface. When the design is raised above the coin's surface it is said to he in relief

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DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 44002  13.38%
Silver Clad 28967  8.81%
Coin Silver 21025  6.39%
Slabbed Coins 19567  5.95%
BN 19134  5.82%
Encapsulated Coin 18466  5.62%
RB 17777  5.41%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14546  4.42%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14446  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13895  4.23%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13634  4.15%
PQ 12678  3.86%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12400  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12260  3.73%
Rarity 11541  3.51%
Incuse 11474  3.49%
High Relief 11473  3.49%
Coin drop 10865  3.30%
Obverse or Face side 10725  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 9928  3.02%