

Proof like (Numismatic)Proof Like  Having mirrorlike fields, similar to a coin struck as a Proof.
Proof Like: Is very similar to Deep Mirrored Proof Like, but the fields do not reflect images as a clear image (especially small text). These coins are closer to value of a nonproof like coin than a DMPL.  Proof like  Used to describe any uncirculated coin with a mirror like reflective surface but lacking the full characteristics of a proof. A proof like coin which exhibits a subdued, grey lustre. Although reflective, such a coin will not evidence the full brilliance of a cameo or brilliant proof like coin. Not to be confused with impaired or dull proof like pieces. Deep Mirror Proof Like (DMPL) Deep Mirror Proof Like  Business strike, with deep mirrored planchet. Deep mirror proof like  Any coin that has deeply reflective mirrorlike fields. This is a general term, However, it is especially applicable for Morgan dollars. extra sharp detail, mirrorlike fields and sometimes frosted or "cameo" devices, produced for sale to collectors at a premium or for exhibition or presentation prooflike Having mirrorlike fields, similar to a coin struck as a Proof proof like ... DMPL Deep Mirror Proof Like. Business strike, with deep mirrored planchet. EAC Early American Coppers, Inc. Collector and dealer organization. EF (EF40, EF45) Extremely Fine. Grade. F (F12, F15) Fine. Grade. FA For Auction. DMPL  Deep Mirror Proof Like  Describes an uncirculated coin or silver dollar that is not a proof, but exhibits the mirror like qualities of a proof coin. The Chinese Gold Panda is a popular series of gold bullion coins issued by the People's Republic of China in proof like, brilliant uncirculated quality. The official mint introduced the Panda gold bullion coins in 1982. DPL: abbreviation for Deep Proof Like (used by NGC). DMPL  See "Deep Mirror Proof Like." Proof like specimens exist. George T. Morgan, Assistant Engraver of the United States Mint was the designer of the reverse with Charles E. Barber being the designer of the obverse. " We grade, authenticate, verify and list attributes for errors and varieties such 5, 5+, and 6 steps for Jefferson nickels, DM (deep mirror), DMPL (deep mirror proof like) for Morgan Dollars, ... Some of the coins did result in a full mirror finish and Proof like appearance. The Special Mint Sets present a good opportunity for collectors looking for variety. Authorized by the Dalai Lama and mintedby the Franklin Mint in 1966. The issuewas struck in Gold Proof (1 piece); .999 fine silver (100 pieces); silverklad proof (698 pieces); FrankliniumII Proof (600 pieces); and Proof Like(600 pieces). See also: Proof, Dollar, Coin, Struck, Silver © MiMi 