A series of coins of similar design and denomination where only the date changes from year to year.
a major change in the design on a coin, such as the Type of '38 and Type of '40 steps on the Jefferson nickel reverse
A coin with a particular combination of obverse and reverse designs and descriptions. ignoring minor variations, mintmarks and dates. Uncirculated Literally, this means that a particular coin has not been in circulation, but normally it describes the grade of a coin, a coin which is in mint condition. Please note this does not mean perfect, as most coins have scuffs and minor scratches, knocks and imperfections through the mass production methods used to produce them.
a variation in design, size or composition of a specific coin design
A date or group of dates encompassing all of a particular standard design. (Example: Morgan silver dollars). A type collection is a collection of coins formed by one example (usually one of the most common dates) of each type of coin.
A coin's basic distinguishing design.
Principal motif on a coin or medal, enabling numismatists to identify the issue.
an object, person, or device depicted on a coin.
coins containing the same or a similar characteristic.
A major division of a design. For example, Seated Liberty quarters and Barber quarters represent two distinctly different Types of coins, just as Barber dimes are a different Type than Barber half-dollars.