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Designation Description

Color: RD Red

Color: RB Red-Brown

Color: BN Brown

Strike: FS Full Steps

Strike: FB Full Bands

Strike: FH Full Head

Strike: FBL Full Bell Lines

Surface: DM Deep Mirror Prooflike

Surface: PL Prooflike

Surface: DC Deep Cameo

Strike: CA Cameo

Strike: BM Branch Mint Proof


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DM (sometimes seen as DMPL and DPL) is Deep Mirror Prooflike

PL is Prooflike


They refer to how reflective the fields are on a coin. Generally prooflike is reflectivity of 2-4 inches and DMPL 4-6+ inches. There are different standards by different people on the exact measurements.

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