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Welcome to the Lincoln Cent Forum Glossary.
Use the alphabetical links above to navigate to the desired term.
This glossary of terms was written and compiled by Will Brooks with the help of our forum members. A huge thanks to everyone who contributed knowledge, ideas, words, and photos to make this growing educational resource possible. Special thanks to Richard Cooper, aka “Coop” who donated many of the photos.

No D (1922): See Weak D/ No D (1922).

No FG: Lincoln memorial cents are sometimes missing the FG initials on the reverse. This can be the result of a struck through filled die or can be the result of over-abrasion of the die.

Notching: The splits seen at the serifs or corners of the devices on a doubled die. These are often accompanied by division lines (separation lines) on doubled devices.

Numismatist: A person who studies and/or collects currency, especially coins.

Numismatics: The study and practice of collecting currency, especially coins.