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1964-2014 W 50¢ Kennedy High Relief Half Dollar 50th Anniversary 24k Gold PCGS PR70 DCAM First Strikes
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Selected term: Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM)
Explanation: High grade proof
Most popular coin terms ...

DCAM - Abbreviation used for Deep Cameo.
Dealer - A person or company that regularly buys and sells numismatic collectibles.
Debase - To become less valuable.

DCAM Short for Deep Cameo.
dealer Someone who's occupation is buying, selling, and trading numismatic material.

DCAM - the abbreviation for Deep Cameo
Denomination - the face value of a coin, such as one cent, ten cents, etc.
Denticles - the toothlike projections seen on the borders of older U. S. coins ...

~
Short for Deep Cameo.
DDO
An acronym for Doubled Die Obverse.
See Also -- double(d) die ...

~ (deep cameo)
An expression to describe a proof coin having heavily frosted design elements and lettering that contrast with the fields. See also Cameo (CAM).
Dealer ...

For the second time in as many months, Christine and I have purchased the finest known (top pop) specimen of key date in a very collectible series.
With a documented mintage of just 20 pieces, this coin, graded PR 65 ~ by PCGS also carries the green seal of approval from CAC.

" D "
D mint mark - mintmark used to designate that the coin was struck at the US mint in "Denver Colorado". Between 1838 and the civil war the "D" mint mark was used by the US mint in Dahlonega Georgia. ~ - see "Deep Cameo".

DC (also ~)
Deep Cameo. High grade proof.
~
Deep Cameo. High grade proof.
DDO
Doubled Die Obverse. Type of die variety.
DDR
Doubled Die Reverse. Type of die variety.
dealer
A person or company that regularly buys and sells numismatic collectibles.
dealer buy price ...

DC (~) Deep Cameo. High grade proof. DDO Doubled Die Obverse. Type of die variety. DDR Doubled Die Reverse. Type of die variety. DMPL Deep Mirror Proof Like. Business strike, with deep mirrored planchet. EAC Early American Coppers, Inc. Collector and dealer organization.

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Cameo (CA), Ultra Cameo (UC), Deep Cameo (~)
These are terms used for Proof strike coins. In order for a coin to be considered a Cameo or Deep Cameo, both sides of the coin must meet a minimum benchmark for each designation.

It is always nice to have a PR69 or a PR70 ~ (Deep Cameo) coin in your collection, but at what cost? Are modern proof coins in these grades a good buy?

"Moving on to gold rarities, we sold an 1876 Three-Dollar gold piece in PCGS Proof-65 ~ for $78,200, an exceptionally well produced and preserved 1909-O Indian Half Eagle graded MS-64 by PCGS for $175,375, and a key-date 1921 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle in PCGS MS-62 for $134,550.

If stocks were coins:
Yahoo! - would be an MS-69 Washington Quarter or a ~ Proof 68 Franklin Half.
Phillip Morris - would be a 1798 Bust Dollar or a VF 1895 O Barber dime.
Microsoft - would be a 1916-D Mercury Dime or a 1909 S-VDB Lincoln Cent.

The term applied to coins, usually Proofs and prooflike coins, that have deeply frosted devices and lettering that contrast with the fields - often called 'black and white' cameos. Specifically applied to those 1950 and later Proofs that meet deep cameo standards (~).
deep mirror prooflike ...

This contrasting finish is often called "cameo". On some older coins a cameo appearance is quite rare. The attribute "CAM", when added to a coin's description, means cameo appearance. "~" means deep cameo, and indicates the cameo appearance is strong and easy to observe.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Proof, Coin, Dollar, Numismatic, Cameo?

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