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Numismatics abbreviations

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Abbreviations

AG-3

About Good

AGS

American Grading Service

ANT

Antique

AU-50

About Uncirculated

BU

Brilliant Uncirculated.

BV

Bullion Value

CAU-55

Choice About Uncirculated

CCG

Colonial Coin Graders

CCW

Conter ClockWise

CEF-45

Choice Extremely Fine

CIR

Circulating

CLT

Circulating

CP

Clipped Planchet

CVF-30

Choice Very Fine

CW

ClockWise

CXF-45

Choice Extremely Fine

DC

Die Crack

DD

Die Deterioration

DD

Doubled Die

DDD

Die Deterioration Doubling

DP

Doubled Punch 

DS

Die Shift 

DST

Doubled Strike

EF-40

Extremely Fine.

Err

Error

F Des

Full Design

F-12

Fine.

FD

Filled Die

FP

Flaw Planchet

FSG

First Strike Grading

FV

Face Value

G-4

Good

GU

GEM Uncirculated

H

Heaton's Mint Mark.

HC

Heavy Cameo

HP

T. H. Paget (Thomas Hugh Paget)

I

Calcutta Mint mark.

KM

Krause-Mishler (Standard Catalog of Word Coins)

LAM

Lamination.

LEG

Legend

M

Melbourne Mint mark.

MS

Mint State

NBU

Numismatic Brilliant Uncirculated

NC

Non-circulating

NCGS

National Coin Grading Service

NCLT

Non-circulating

NGC

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

NII

Not Issued Individually

OC

Off Center

ODD

Oddity

OM

Off Metal

OR

Over Resurfaced

P

Perth Mint mark.

PCGS

Professional Coin Grading Service

PE

Plain Edge

PF

Proof Set

PL

Proof Like

PLG

Plugged

QE

Queen Elizabeth

QV

Queen Victoria

RC

Re Cut

RD

Rotatie Die

RP

Repunched

S

Sydney Mint mark.

SOV

Sovereign.

SP

Specimen Set

TD

Tool Damage

TS

Twin Strike

UHC

Ultra Heavy Cameo

UNC

Uncirculed

VF-20

Very Fine

VG-8

Very Good

VY

Variety

WE

Wire Edge

XF-40

Extremely Fine

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