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A count of the known specimens of a particular numismatic item. Third party grading services maintain a census of the coins they grade.
When introduced by Dr. William H. Sheldon, it was meant to denote the finest specimen and average condition of the five finest known coins. Today, it is used to denote that census of a coin within a particular grade.
A type of specimen strike by the U.S. Mint that requires special treating of the dies in order to add highlights and other textured elements to the coin being struck.
A coin that is scarcer than the average specimen but easier to find than a key date coin. See also key date.
An uncirculated coin specially struck for the collector market that shows a proof-like surface. See also prooflike.
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