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There are 5 names in this directory containing the search term rare. Clear results.
condition rarity
A term to describe a common coin that is rare when found in high grades.

feeder finger
A part of the coining machine that feeds the planchet into the striking chamber. Occasionally, feeder fingers have broken free and struck by the dies. This is rare type of error coin.

A low-grade coin used to fill a space in a collection. Fillers are usually used in place of rare and other higher priced coins.

A relative term indicating that a coin within a series is very difficult to find.

Scarce coins are very rare coins that are extremely difficult to obtain because their population is so small. See also rare.

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