Glossary of Numismatic Terms starting with I

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Incuse
A pattern on a coin that is sunk into the metal, rather than the normally raised design (which is known as 'relief').
Ingot
Bar of metal formed by pouring molten metal into a mould. It may be stamped with its weight, purity and certification.
Initial Mark
An alternative name for mint-mark.
Inscription
Letters and words on a coin.
Intrinsic Value
The price of the coin based on its metal value rather than its numismatic value. See also Bullion Coin.

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2022 Gold Sovereign
2022 Gold Sovereign
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2018 Gibraltar Quarter Gold sovereign with certificate
2018 Gibraltar Quarter Gold sovereign with certificate
£ 115.00
Gold Full Sovereign - Best Value Bullion  £362 / Sovereign
Gold Full Sovereign - Best Value Bullion £362 / Sovereign
£ 435.00
1887 Queen Victoria Gold Five Pound Sovereign Coin
1887 Queen Victoria Gold Five Pound Sovereign Coin
£ 2,300.00
1989 UK Proof Gold Sovereign Coin. RM Case Bag & Certificate. 500th Anniversary.
1989 UK Proof Gold Sovereign Coin. RM Case Bag & Certificate. 500th Anniversary.
£ 1,500.00
GB 1901 P full gold sovereign Perth mint Victoria veiled head type. UK SALE ONLY
GB 1901 P full gold sovereign Perth mint Victoria veiled head type. UK SALE ONLY
£ 389.00
Queen Victoria Coin Pack - Gold Sovereign
Queen Victoria Coin Pack - Gold Sovereign
£ 4.99
1925 George V Gold Full Sovereign, London Mint
1925 George V Gold Full Sovereign, London Mint
£ 465.00

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Glossary of Numismatic Terms

Numismatics is the study of coin collecting and it also has its own language with many words and terms. Our Glossary of Numismatic Terms give the explanation to some of these coin collecting words. To contribute terms please email them to glossary@coinparade.co.uk.