Here are some further responses to Dick Johnson's solicitation of numismatic terms for his forthcoming encyclopedia.
Tom DeLorey writes:
Regarding the best description of the "relief" on the Pratt $2-1/2 and $5, I have sometimes referred to it in print as "Recessed Relief," since it is in normal relief but recessed below the surface of the coin.
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