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XF - Abbreviation for Extremely Fine.

Year Set - A coin of each denomination issued in a year. Example: Cent, Nickel, Dime, Quarter and Half Dollar all 1990.

YN - Acronym for Young Numismatist.

Zerbe Proof - Refers to specially made Morgan silver dollars minted in 1921 to appease Mr. Farran Zerbe from the ANA, who led a group of impatient numismatists awaiting the new 1921 Peace dollars. Although classified by most numismatists as proofs, the existing specimens are usually of poor quality with little cameo contrast or eye-appeal.

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