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023 Deluxe Presentation Case for 3" Medals
026 Deluxe Presentation Case for 1-5/16" Medal
027 Deluxe Presentation Case for 1-½ Medal
101 George Washington Bronze Medal 3
102 John Adams Bronze Medal 3
103 Thomas Jefferson Bronze Medal 3
104 James Madison Bronze Medal 3
105 James Monroe Bronze Medal 3
106 John Quincy Adams Bronze Medal 3
107 Andrew Jackson Bronze Medal 3
108 Martin Van Buren Bronze Medal 3
109 William H. Harrison Bronze Medal 3
110 John Tyler Bronze Medal 3
111 James K. Polk Bronze Medal 3
112 Zachary Taylor Bronze Medal 3
113 Millard Fillmore Bronze Medal 3
114 Franklin Pierce Bronze Medal 3
115 James Buchanan Bronze Medal 3
116 Abraham Lincoln Bronze Medal 3
117 Andrew Johnson Bronze Medal 3
118 Ulysses S. Grant Bronze Medal 3
119 Rutherford B. Hayes Bronze Medal 3
120 James A. Garfield Bronze Medal 3
121 Chester A. Arthur Bronze Medal 3
122 Grover Cleveland Bronze Medal 3
123 Benjamin Harrison Bronze Medal 3
124 William McKinley Bronze Medal 3
125 Theodore Roosevelt Bronze Medal 3
126 William H. Taft Bronze Medal 3
127 Woodrow Wilson Bronze Medal 3
128 Warren G. Harding Bronze Medal 3
129 Calvin Coolidge Bronze Medal 3
130 Herbert Hoover Bronze Medal 3
131 Franklin D. Roosevelt Bronze Medal 3
132 Harry S. Truman Bronze Medal 3
133 Dwight D. Eisenhower (1st Term) Bronze Medal 3
134 Dwight D. Eisenhower (2nd Term) Bronze Medal 3
135 John F. Kennedy Bronze Medal 3
136 Lyndon B. Johnson (1st Term) Bronze Medal 3
137 Lyndon B. Johnson (2nd Term) Bronze Medal 3
138 Richard M. Nixon (1st Term) Bronze Medal 3
139 Richard M. Nixon (2nd Term) Bronze Medal 3
140 Gerald R. Ford Bronze Medal 3
141 Jimmy Carter Bronze Medal 3
142 Ronald Reagan Bronze Medal 3
143 George Bush Bronze Medal 3
144 William J. Clinton (1st Term) Bronze Medal 3
145 William J. Clinton (2nd Term) Bronze Medal 3
150 George Washington-Abraham Lincoln Bronze Medals 1-5/16" [16 Medals]
151 Andrew Johnson-Theodore Roosevelt Bronze Medals 1-5/16" [9 Medals]
152 William H. Taft-Dwight D. Eisenhower Bronze Medals 1-5/16" [8 Medals]
156 Mt. Rushmore Presidential Bronze Medals Set 1-5/16" [4 Medals]
159 John F. Kennedy-William J. Clinton + White House Bronze Medals 1-5/16 [9 Medals]
160 Presidential Album (Washington-Clinton) Bronze Medals Set 1-5/16" [42 Medals]
1A1 2002 Tennessee Coin & Die Set - P
1A2 2002 Tennessee Coin & Die Set - D
1A5 2002 Louisiana Coin & Die Set - P
1A6 2002 Louisiana Coin & Die Set - D
1A7 2002 Indiana Coin & Die Set - P
1A8 2002 Indiana Coin & Die Set - D
1C8 2002 Mississippi Coin & Die Set - P
1C9 2002 Mississippi Coin & Die Set - D
1G1 $25.00 E-Gift Certificate
1G2 $50.00 E-Gift Certificate
1G3 $75.00 E-Gift Certificate
1G4 $100.00 E-Gift Certificate
1G5 $200.00 E-Gift Certificate
221 Albert Gallatin Bronze Medal 3
233 Lloyd Bentsen Bronze Medal 3
234 Robert E. Rubin Bronze Medal 3
2A7 Mixed Quarters Bag
2C3 $1 - 4-Subject Uncut Sheet
2C4 $1 - 32-Subject Uncut Sheet
2C5 $2 - 4-Subject Uncut Sheet
2C6 $2 - 32-Subject Uncut Sheet
2C7 $5 - 4-Subject Uncut Sheet
2D1 2002 Kennedy Half Dollar, 200-Coin Bag
2D4 2002 Kennedy Half Dollar, Two-Roll Set
2D6 2003 Kennedy Half Dollar, 200-Coin Bag
2D7 2003 Kennedy Half Dollar, Two-Roll Set
2E1 2003 First Flight Centennial Gold Proof Ten-Dollar Coin in Presentation Case
2E2 2003 First Flight Centennial Gold Uncirculated Ten-Dollar Coin in Presentation Case
2E3 2003 First Flight Centennial Silver Proof Dollar in Presentation Case
2E4 2003 First Flight Centennial Silver Uncirculated Dollar in Gift Box
2E5 2003 First Flight Centennial Clad Proof Half-Dollar in Gift Box
2E6 2003 First Flight Centennial Clad Uncirculated Half-Dollar in Protective Tray
2E7 2009 Kennedy Half Dollar 200-Coin Bag
2E9 2009 Kennedy Half Dollar Two-Roll Set
2M1 2003 Golden Dollar, 2000-Coin Bag, Philadelphia Mintmark
2M2 2003 Golden Dollar, 2000-Coin Bag, Denver Mintmark
2M3 2003 Golden Dollar, 25-Coin Roll, Philadelphia Mintmark
2M4 2003 Golden Dollar, 25-Coin Roll, Denver Mintmark
2P3 2003 Maine Coin and Die Set - Philadelphia Mint Mark "P"
2P4 2003 Missouri Coin and Die Set - Philadelphia Mint Mark "P"
2Q3 2003 Maine Coin and Die Set - Denver Mint Mark "D"
2Q4 2003 Missouri Coin and Die Set - Denver Mint Mark "D"
2S5 2004 P Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof
2S6 2004 P Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commemorative Silver Dollar UNC
2V4 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - Keelboat Design, 500-Coin Bag, Philadelphia
2V5 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - Keelboat Design, 1,000-Coin Bag, Philadelphia
2V6 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - Keelboat Design, 500-Coin Bag, Denver
2V7 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - Keelboat Design, 1,000-Coin Bag, Denver
2V8 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - Keelboat Design, Two-Roll Set
2W2 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ Coin and Die Set-Peace Medal Design (P)
2W3 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ Coin and Die Set-Peace Medal Design (D)
2W4 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ Coin and Die Set-Keelboat Design (P)
2W5 2004 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ Coin and Die Set-Keelboat Design (D)
2x2 2" by 2" Coin Holder
324 Philip N. Diehl Bronze Medal 3
325 Jay W. Johnson Bronze Medal 3
33W 2003 Maine Collector's Spoon
3C1 2004 Thomas A. Edison Commemorative Silver Proof Dollar in Presentation Case
3C2 2004 Thomas A. Edison Commemorative Silver Uncirculated Dollar in Gift Box
3F1 2004 Michigan Coin and Die Set - Philadelphia Mint Mark (P)
3F2 2004 Florida Coin and Die Set - Philadelphia Mint Mark (P)
3F3 2004 Texas Coin and Die Set - Philadelphia Mint Mark (P)
3F4 2004 Iowa Coin and Die Set - Philadelphia Mint Mark (P)
3F5 2004 Wisconsin Coin and Die Set - Philadelphia Mint Mark (P)
3G1 2004 Michigan Coin and Die Set - Denver Mint Mark (D)
3G2 2004 Florida Coin and Die Set - Denver Mint Mark (D)
3G4 2004 Iowa Coin and Die Set - Denver Mint Mark (D)
3G5 2004 Wisconsin Coin and Die Set - Denver Mint Mark (D)
3L1 1999 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America Portfolio
3L2 2000 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America Portfolio
3L3 2001 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America Portfolio
3L4 2002 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America Portfolio
3M1 2002 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America State Card Set
3P6 1999 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America State Card Set
3Q4 2000 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America Card Set
3R1 2001 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America State Card Set
3R2 2003 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America Portfolio
3R8 2003 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America State Card Set
3T1 2004 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America Portfolio
3T7 2004 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America State Card Set
429 United States Army Bicentennial Bronze 3
431 General Matthew B. Ridgway Bronze 1 ½
432 General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Bronze 3
433 General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Bronze 1 ½
434 General Colin L. Powell Bronze 3
435 General Colin L. Powell Bronze 1 ½
4U4 2005 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - American Bison Design, 500-Coin Bag, Philadelphia
4U5 2005 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - American Bison Design, 1,000-Coin Bag, Philadelphia
4U6 2005 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - American Bison Design, 500-Coin Bag, Denver
4U7 2005 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - American Bison Design, 1,000-Coin Bag, Denver
4U8 2005 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ - American Bison Design, Two-Roll Set
534 U.S. Navy Bicentennial Bronze 3
535 U.S. Marine Corps Bicentennial Bronze 3
536 Admiral Hyman Rickover Bronze 1 ½
55U 2005 California Collector's Spoon
55V 2005 Minnesota Collector's Spoon
55W 2005 Oregon Collector's Spoon
5A3 2001 Kennedy Half Dollar 200-Coin Bag
5A4 2001 Kennedy Half Dollar Two-Roll Set
5A5 2005 Kennedy Half Dollar 200-Coin Bag
5A6 2005 Kennedy Half Dollar Two-Roll Set
5B9 United States Mint Canvas Coin Bag
5C1 Marine Corps 230th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar
5C2 Marine Corps 230th Anniversary Uncirculated Silver Dollar
5C3 Marine Corps Coin & Stamp Set
5J1 2005 P Chief Justice John Marshall Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof
5J2 2005 P Chief Justice John Marshall Commemorative Silver Dollar Uncirculated
5J3 2005 United States Mint American Legacy Collection™
5J4 Chief Justice John Marshall Coin & Chronicles Set
5M1 2005 Golden Dollar, 250-Coin Bag, Philadelphia
5M2 2005 Golden Dollar, 250-Coin Bag, Denver
5M3 2005 Golden Dollar, 25-Coin Roll, Philadelphia
5M4 2005 Golden Dollar, 25-Coin Roll, Denver
5W1 2005 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ Coin Set
635 United States Diplomat Presentation Bronze Medal 2-13/16
638 2003 Silver Bald Eagle -- National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Medals Series
639 2003 Silver Canvasback Duck -- National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Medals Series
640 2003 Silver Elk -- National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Medals Series
641 2003 Silver Salmon -- National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Medals Series
642 2003 Bronze Bald Eagle -- National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Medals Series
657 Secret Service Centennial 1865-1965 Bronze Medal 2-½
662 Brigadier General Charles Yeager Bronze Medal 3
673 American Red Cross Centennial Bronze Medal 1-½
678 Missing in Action Bronze 1 5/16
685 Vietnam Veterans Bronze 1 ½
686 Vietnam Veterans Bronze 3
6C3 2005 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ Coin and Medal Set
6P3 2009 (P) Native American $1 25-coin Roll
6P4 2009 (D) Native American $1 25-coin Roll
701 Opening of Philadelphia Mint Bronze Medal 1-5/16"
703 Denver Mint Bronze Medal 1-5/16
705 First Coinage Bronze Medal 1-5/16"
706 The White House Bronze Medal 1-5/16
707 The Treasury Building Bronze Medal 3
710 United States Bullion Depository - Ft. Knox Bronze Medal 1-5/16
713 The Treasury Building Bronze Medal 1-5/16
717 West Point Mint Bronze Medal 1-5/16
718 San Francisco Mint Bronze Medal 1-5/16
719 Treasury Department Bicentennial Bronze Medal 3
720 Treasury Department Bicentennial Bronze Medal 1-½
721 United States Mint Bicentennial Bronze Medal 3
722 United States Mint Bicentennial Bronze Medal 1-½
726 Dr. Michael E. Debakey 3" Bronze Medal
727 Dr. Michael E. Debakey 1-1/2" Bronze Medal
750 New Orleans Mint 1858-1931 Bronze Medal 1-½
751 San Francisco Mint 1874-1937 Bronze Medal 1-½
752 The White House Bronze Medal 1800-2000 3
753 The White House Bronze Medal 1800-2000 1-½
7TF 7 Tail Feathers (on the eagle on the reverse of a morgan dollar)
801 George Washington Bronze Medal 1-5/16
802 John Adams Bronze Medal 1-5/16
803 Thomas Jefferson Bronze Medal 1-5/16
804 James Madison Bronze Medal 1-5/16
805 James Monroe Bronze Medal 1-5/16
806 John Quincy Adams Bronze Medal 1-5/16
807 Andrew Jackson Bronze Medal 1-5/16
808 Martin Van Buren Bronze Medal 1-5/16
809 William H. Harrison Bronze Medal 1-5/16
810 John Tyler Bronze Medal 1-5/16
811 James K. Polk Bronze Medal 1-5/16
812 Zachary Taylor Bronze Medal 1-5/16
813 Millard Fillmore Bronze Medal 1-5/16
814 Franklin Pierce Bronze Medal 1-5/16
815 James Buchanan Bronze Medal 1-5/16
816 Abraham Lincoln Bronze Medal 1-5/16
817 Andrew Johnson Bronze Medal 1-5/16
818 Ulysses S. Grant Bronze Medal 1-5/16
819 Rutherford B. Hayes Bronze Medal 1-5/16
820 James A. Garfield Bronze Medal 1-5/16
821 Chester A. Arthur Bronze Medal 1-5/16
822 Grover Cleveland Bronze Medal 1-5/16
823 Benjamin Harrison Bronze Medal 1-5/16
824 William McKinley Bronze Medal 1-5/16
825 Theodore Roosevelt Bronze Medal 1-5/16
826 William H. Taft Bronze Medal 1-5/16
827 Woodrow Wilson Bronze Medal 1-5/16
828 Warren G. Harding Bronze Medal 1-5/16
829 Calvin Coolidge Bronze Medal 1-5/16
830 Herbert Hoover Bronze Medal 1-5/16
831 Franklin D. Roosevelt Bronze Medal 1-5/16
832 Harry S. Truman Bronze Medal 1-5/16
833 Dwight D. Eisenhower (1st Term) Bronze Medal 1-5/16
835 John F. Kennedy Bronze Medal 1-5/16
837 Lyndon B. Johnson (2nd Term) Bronze Medal 1-5/16
838 Richard M. Nixon (1st Term) Bronze Medal 1-5/16
839 Richard M. Nixon (2nd Term) Bronze Medal 1-5/16
840 Gerald R. Ford Bronze Medal 1-5/16
841 Jimmy Carter Bronze Medal 1-5/16
842 Ronald Reagan Bronze Medal 1-5/16
843 George Bush Bronze Medal 1-5/16
844 William J. Clinton (1st Term) Bronze Medal 1-5/16
845 William J. Clinton (2nd Term) Bronze Medal 1-5/16
8A1 2004 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America Portfolio Album
8A2 2004 50 State Quarters® Greetings from America State Card Set Album
8TF 8 Tail Feathers (on the eagle on the reverse of an 1878 morgan dollar)
903 Tuskegee Airmen 3" Bronze Medal
904 Tuskegee Airmen 1-1/2" Bronze Medal
905 Byron Nelson 3" Bronze Medal
906 Byron Nelson 1-1/2" Bronze Medal
907 Dr. Norman Borlaug 3" Bronze Medal
908 Dr. Norman Borlaug 1-1/2" Bronze Medal
918 Dalai Lama 3" Bronze Medal
919 Dalai Lama 1-1/2" Bronze Medal
954 U.S. Coast Guard Bicentennial Bronze 3
955 U.S. Coast Guard Bicentennial Bronze 1 ½
958 Yosemite National Park Centennial Bronze Medal 3
959 Yosemite National Park Centennial Bronze Medal 1-½
960 Persian Gulf Veterans National Medal Bronze 1 ½" with Presentation Package
961 Persian Gulf Veterans National Medal Bronze 1 ½" with Collector's Package
966 Rev. Billy and Ruth Graham Bronze Medal 3
967 Rev. Billy and Ruth Graham Bronze Medal 1-½
976 Gerald and Betty Ford Bronze Medal 3
977 Gerald and Betty Ford Bronze Medal 1-½
978 Little Rock Nine Bronze Medal 3
979 Little Rock Nine Bronze Medal 1-½
980 Rosa Parks Bronze Medal 3
981 Rosa Parks Bronze Medal 1-½
982 John Cardinal O'Connor Bronze Medal 1-½
983 John Cardinal O'Connor Bronze Medal 3
984 Father Theodore M. Hesburgh Bronze Medal 3
985 Father Theodore M. Hesburgh Bronze Medal 1-½
986 Pope John Paul II Bronze Medal 1-½
987 Pope John Paul II Bronze Medal 3
988 Ronald & Nancy Reagan Bronze Medal 1-½
989 Ronald & Nancy Reagan Bronze Medal 3
990 Charles M. Schulz Bronze Medal 1-½
991 Charles M. Schulz Bronze Medal 3
992 Navajo Code Talkers Bronze 1 ½
993 Navajo Code Talkers Bronze 3
995 General Henry H. Shelton Bronze 3
996 General Henry H. Shelton Bronze 1 ½
A.N.A.    Get Site Info for money.org American Numismatic Association.   Get Site info
A50 1999 Susan B. Anthony Proof Dollar
A51 1999 Susan B. Anthony Uncirculated Coin Set
About Good Grading term: a coin that is heavily worn with many areas worn smooth. The date should be readable.
About Uncirculated Grading term: a coin that has only traces of light wear on the high points.
AG About Good
album A holder designed to store and display coins.
alloy A substance composed of two or more metals.
Almost Uncirculated See About Uncirculated.
American Numismatic Association    Get Site Info for money.org The ANA, a non-profit, educational organization chartered by Congress -- is dedicated to the collection and study of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, and was created for the benefit of its members and the numismatic community.   Get Site info
ANACS    Get Site Info for anacs.com A third-party grading service.   Get Site info
annealing    Get Site Info for usmint.gov The process of heating blanks (planchets) in a furnace that softens the metal before striking.   Get Site info
artificial toning Intentional application of heat, chemicals or other agents to the surface of a coin in order to produce a change in the appearance of the coin to hide flaws and increase overall value.
assay To analyze and determine the purity of metal.
AT Artificial Toning
AU About Uncirculated.
Austrian Mint    Get Site Info for austrian-mint.at A public company owned by the Austrian National Bank.   Get Site info
authentication The process of proving the authenticity of a coin.
avdp avoirdupois
avoirdupois Series of units of weight based on 1 pound = 16 ounces and 1 ounce = 16 drams
B/S broadstrike
bag A cloth bag used by the Mint to ship coins.
bag mark A mark on a coin caused from contact with other coins in a mint bag.
Barber coinage Dimes, Quarters, and Half Dollars designed by Charles E. Barber and issued from 1892 to 1916.
Barber Dime US 10 cent coin issued from 1892-1916
Barber Half Dollar US 50 cent coin issued from 1892-1915
Barber Quarter US 25 Cent coin issued from 1892-1916
Bermuda Monetary Authority    Get Site Info for bma.bm The Bermuda Monetary Authority is responsible for the licensing of banks, deposit companies and investment businesses, the issue and redemption of Bermuda notes and coins...   Get Site info
billon An alloy containing a small amount of silver mixed with another less valuable metal.
bimetallic A coin with a center and outer ring consisting of different metal alloys
bit A unit of value equal to 1/8 of a dollar.
blank The blank piece of metal on which a coin design is stamped.
Blanking Strips of metal about 13 inches wide and 1,500 feet long are used to manufacture coins. Each is fed through a blanking press which punches out round discs called blanks.
blemish A noticeable imperfection on the surface of a coin.
BN brown
bourse A sale of numismatic items on tables (as at a coin show)
BR1 2009 P Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar Proof
BR2 2009 P Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar Uncirculated
BR3 2009 P Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar Uncirculated Easy-Open Capsule
Braided Hair A design type found on Half Cents and Large Cents issued from 1839-1857.
branch mint    Get Site Info for usmint.gov Any US Mint facility other than the Philadelphia Mint. Currently the Denver, San Francisco, and West Point mint.   Get Site info
brass An alloy consisting of copper and zinc in variable proportions
British Royal Mint    Get Site Info for royalmint.com The Royal Mint is a department of government of the United Kingdom, its primary responsibility is the provision of the UK coinage. It also produces coins for more than 100 countries.   Get Site info
broadstrike A coin struck outside of the retaining collar, resulting in a coin that is spread out and wider than a normal piece..
bronze An alloy of copper and tin.
Brown The color of copper coins that have toned from their original, red color.
BTW Booker T. Washington Commemerative Half Dollar
BU Brilliant Uncirculated.
Buffalo nickel    Get Site Info for money.org The US 5 Cent piece issued from 1913-1938. It portrays a bison (buffalo) on the reverse.   Get Site info
bullion Platinum, gold or silver in the form of bars or other storage shapes, including coins and ingots.
bullion coin Precious metal (platinum, gold,silver) coin traded within a small percentage of current bullion prices.
business strike A coin made for commercial purposes. Also known as circulation strike.
bust A portrait on a coin, usually including the head, neck and upper shoulders.
Bust dollar US silver dollars issued from 1795-1804. The coin portrays the bust of Miss Liberty.
BV Bullion Value
C The mintmark of the US Mint at Charlotte, NC. Issued gold coins from 1838-1861.
CAM Cameo
cameo A proof coin that has frosty devices and brilliant fields.
Capped Bust A design type used on US coins issued from 1807-1839.
Capped Bust Half Dollar US 50 cent piece issued from 1807-1836.
carbon spot A small spot of corrosion or oxidation on a coin caused by contamination.
Carson City    Get Site Info for rarecoins.org US Mint in Carson City, Nevada Issued coins from 1870-1893. Mintmark is 'CC'   Get Site info
CC The mintmark of the US Mint at Carson City, NV. Issued coins from 1870-1893.
CCE    Get Site Info for certifiedcoinexchange.com Certified Coin Exchange.   Get Site info
CDN    Get Site Info for greysheet.com Coin Dealer Newsletter (also known as the 'Grey Sheet').   Get Site info
Celator    Get Site Info for celator.com Magazine dedicated to Ancient history and coin collecting   Get Site info
Cent US coin/denomination valued at one-hundredth of a dollar.
Certificate of Authenticity A certificate issed by a mint stating the denomination and metal content of a coin.
certified To be authenticated and graded by any of the independent, third-party grading services.
Certified Coin Exchange    Get Site Info for certifiedcoinexchange.com An electronic exchange for US Certified Rare Coins   Get Site info
Chain Cent The first (1793) one cent coin issued by the US. It protrays a chain of 13 links on the reverse.
Challenge Coin Any Coin or Medal issued by an organization, orginally issued by the military and other government agencies.
Charlotte    Get Site Info for us-mint.info US Mint at Charlotte, NC. Issued coins from 1838-1861. Mintmark is a 'C'   Get Site info
Choice Uncirculated Grading term: A coin in above average mint state condition with little contact marks.
chop mark A small mark punched onto coins by merchants who “certified” the coin's authenticity and value
circulated A coin that is passed from person to person or place to place at least once.
circulation The passage or transmission of coins from person to person or place to place
circulation strike A coin made for commercial purposes. Also known as business strike.
clad coinage Coins that have a core, outer layers made of different non-precious metals. Since 1965, all circulating US dimes, quarters, half dollars, and dollars have been clad.
clashed die A die that has been damaged by striking/being struck by the other die without a planchet between the two. A coin struck by this die shows part of the design from the other side of the coin.
Classic Head A design type used on US Half Cents issued from 1809-1836 and on gold coins issued from 1834-1839.
cleaned coin A coin that has dirt or toning removed with a cleaning agent.
clipped A coin or planchet that has metal missing from the edge. This happens when the planchet is punched improperly.
CN copper-nickel
COA Certificate of Authenticity
coin A flat piece of metal issued by a government as money.
Coin Dealer Newsletter    Get Site Info for greysheet.com A weekly publication of wholesale coin price guides. Also known as the “Greysheet”   Get Site info
Coin News    Get Site Info for tokenpublishing.com Monthly magazine reviewing ancient, world and US coins.   Get Site info
Coin Prices    Get Site Info for collect.com A monthly guide to retail values for collectible U.S. coins.   Get Site info
coin show A public gathering of coin dealers for the purpose of meeting,selling and buying with collectors and other dealers.
Coin World    Get Site Info for coinworld.com A weekly numismatic newspaper published by Amos Press, Inc.   Get Site info
COINage    Get Site Info for coinagemag.com A monthly numismatic magazine published by Miller Magazines, Inc.   Get Site info
Coins Magazine    Get Site Info for krause.com A monthly numismatic magazine published by Krause Publications.   Get Site info
collar A metal piece that restrains the expanding metal of a coin during striking.
collection An accumulation of coins,tokens, and bullion gathered for study, comparison, investment or exhibition
collector one who collects coins, tokens, or medals.
commemorative    Get Site Info for usmint.gov A special coin or medal issued to honor an outstanding person, place, or event in history.   Get Site info
common A coin that is readily available.
condition The physical state of a coin.
CONECA    Get Site Info for conecaonline.org Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America   Get Site info
contact mark Any mark on a coin that occur from contact with another coin or object.
copper spot A reddish spot that can appear on a gold coin from the oxidation of copper in the alloy.
copper-nickel An alloy consisting of Copper and Nickel in varying proportions.
Copper-Nickel Cent Either the Flying Eagle or the Indian Head Cent issued from 1856 to 1864
Coronet Head US design type of the head of Liberty with a crown-like head piece. Issued on cent and half cents from 1816-1857 and gold coins from 1838-1907.
corrosion Oxidation or pitting of the metal on the surfaces of the coin.
counterfeit A fake coin.
cud an 'unstruck' and raised area on a coin caused by a broken die.
cull A coin that is worthless, completely worn flat..
cwt Civil War Token
Czech Mint    Get Site Info for mint.cz The Czech Mint has minted all coins in circulation in the Czech Republic since the middle of 1993...   Get Site info
D    Get Site Info for usmint.gov The mintmark of the US Mints at Denver, CO (1906-date) and Dahlonega, GA (gold coins from 1838-1861).   Get Site info
D/D D over D , a doubling of the mint mark for Denver
Dahlonega    Get Site Info for dahlonegagold.com US Mint at Dahlonega, GA. Issued gold coins from 1838-1861.   Get Site info
damage Any defect or problem inflicted on a coin after it is struck.
date The year in which a coin is minted.
DCAM deep cameo
DDO Doubled Die Obverse
DDR Doubled Die Reverse
Deep Cameo A proof coin that shows heavy contrast between the frosted and the mirrored design elements.
Deep Mirror Prooflike A coin struck for circulation that has highly reflective surfaces.
Denmark National Bank    Get Site Info for nationalbanken.dk Denmark National Bank was established in 1818 to restore the monetary system after the state bankruptcy in 1813. It became an independent institution in 1936, and the current legal basis for its activities is from the same year.   Get Site info
denomination Refers to the different values of money. US coins currently are made in the following six denominations: cent, nickel, dime, quarter, half dollar, and dollar.
denticles Tooth-like border design
dentils Tooth-like border design
Denver    Get Site Info for usmint.gov US Mint at Denver, CO. Issued coins from 1906-date. Mintmark is a 'D'   Get Site info
designer An artist who creates a coin's design (but doesn't necessarily engrave the design into a coinage die).
device Any of the design elements on a coin.
die An engraved stamp used for impressing a design (images, value, and mottoes) upon a blank piece of metal to make a coin.
die filled error A common mint error in which grease or other foreign substance fills in a portion of the die preventing the full stamping of a coin’s design
dig Damage indented on the surface of a coin
dime US coin 10 cent piece.
DMPL Deep Mirror Prooflike
Double Eagle    Get Site Info for americanhistory.si.edu US $20 gold piece issued from 1850-1933   Get Site info
double struck A coin that has been struck two times in the coin press
doubled die A die or coin where any of the details of the design appear doubled.
DPL Deep ProofLike (used by NGC).
Draped Bust A design type used on US coins issued from 1795-1807.
eac early American copper
Eagle US $10 gold piece issued from 1795-1933
EC elongated coin
ECB    Get Site Info for ecb.int European Central Bank   Get Site info
edge The outer border of a coin, considered the "third side" (not to be confused with "rim"). Some coins feature lettering, reeding (grooves), or ornamental designs on their edges.
edge device Any marking, design or lettering on the edge of a coin
EF Extremely Fine
Eisenhower Dollar US Dollar coin issued from 1971-1978.
electrum A natural pale yellow alloy of gold and silver.
elongated coin coin rolled through a hand cranked mill type machine
EOR End of Roll
error coin A coin which has a mistake that was made during the production process.
Error Trends Coin Magazine    Get Site Info for etcmmag.com A monthly publication serving the error coin hobby.   Get Site info
exergue the space on a coin, (usually) on the reverse below the central part of the design
Extremely Fine / Extra Fine Grading Term: a coin that has light wear, but all features must be sharp and well defined.
F58 2001 6-Coin Gold American Eagle Black Onyx Bracelet
fasces Axe projected out of a bundle of rods, it appears on the reverse of Mercury Dimes issued from 1916-1945.
FBL full bell lines - refers to the reverse of the Franklin 50 cent piece.
FC8 2000 Sterling Silver Pendant and Chain - New Hampshire Quarter
FH Full Head - refers to the obverse of the Standing Liberty 25 cent piece.
field The portion of a coin's surface not used for design or inscription.
Fine Grading Term: A coin that shows moderate or greater wear. The entire design is bold and visible.
fishscale Nickname for the US silver three cent piece issued from 1851-1873.
flan A planchet, the blank metal disk on which a coin is struck.
flat pack A type of packaging used in mint sets and earlier US proof sets (1955-64)
flip A soft clear plastic coin holder (usually 2'' x 2'')
Flowing Hair Silver Dollar US silver dollar issued from 1794-1795.
Flying Eagle Cent US one cent coin issued from 1856-1858.
Franklin Half Dollar US Half Dollars minted from 1948-1963 with the head of Benjamin Franklin on the obverse.
French Mint    Get Site Info for monnaiedeparis.com Monnaie de Paris, the French Mint, manufactures coins (euro), collector's coins (gold, silver), art gifts (medals, bronzes), official decorations and jewels.   Get Site info
FRN Federal Reserve Note
frosted Design elements or fields that have a white, granular finish.
FS Full Steps
G41 2004 1 ounce American Eagle Gold Proof Coin
G42 2004 ½ ounce American Eagle Gold Proof Coin
G43 2004 ¼ ounce American Eagle Gold Proof Coin
G44 2004 1/10 ounce American Eagle Gold Proof Coin
G45 2004 American Eagle Gold Proof Four-Coin Set
G46 2004 American Eagle Silver Proof 1 oz Coin
gold A malleable ductile yellow metallic element
gold dollar US $1 gold coins issued from 1849-1889.
Gold Eagle    Get Site Info for usmint.gov US bullion gold coin, minted in four weights - 1/10, 1/4, 1/2 and 1 ounce. Issued from 1986-date in uncirculated and proof condition.   Get Site info
Golden Dollar    Get Site Info for usmint.gov US Dollar coin issued from 2000-date.   Get Site info
Good Grading term: a coin that is very worn, design is visible and outlined but flat.
grain A measurement of weight, 24 grains = 1 pennyweight, 480 grains = 1 troy ounce
Greysheet    Get Site Info for greysheet.com Another name for the Coin Dealer Newsletter.   Get Site info
GSA    Get Site Info for gsa.gov General Services Administration   Get Site info
Half Cent US one half cent coin issued from 1793-1857
Half Dime US silver 5 cent coin issued from 1794-1873
Half Dollar US 50 Cent piece issued from 1794-date.
Half Eagle US $5 gold piece issued from 1795-1929
Helvetia Switzerland
Helvetica Switzerland
Hobo nickel A Buffalo Nickel with the Obverse Indian head re-engraved
holed A coin that has a hole drilled through it, so that it can be worn as jewelry.
IHC Indian Head Cent
Ike Eisenhower Dollar
incuse design element(s) that is stamped or pressed into the surface of the coin
Indian Head cent US one cent coins issued from 1859-1909.
Indian Head Eagle US $10 gold coins issued from 1907-1933.
Indian Head Half Eagle US $5 gold coins issued from 1908-1929.
Japanese Mint    Get Site Info for mint.go.jp Japan Mint is an Incorporated Administrative Agency of Japan and has its Head office in Osaka with branches in Tokyo and Hiroshima.   Get Site info
Jefferson nickel US five cent coins issued from 1938-date
JP2 2009 (P) James K. Polk $1 25-coin Roll
JP4 2009 (D) James K. Polk $1 25-coin Roll
K51 The Official United States Mint Coin Album - Presidential $1 Coins™ (Volume 1)
K52 The Official United States Mint Coin Album - Presidential $1 Coins™ (Volume 2)
K58 Collector's Box - 5 Coin
K58 Collector's Box One-Lens
K59 Collector’s Box - 10 or 11-Coin
K62 Collector Boxes - Dollar Coin Rolls
K63 Multi-Lens Collector's Box
K64 5-Pack Dividers
Kennedy Half US 50 cent coin issued from 1964-date
Lady Liberty The female manifestation of American liberty and freedom.
Large Cent US one cent coins issued from 1793-1857
LD Large Date
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