Please inform me that I have found some fs rated currencies. What does CAC mean and what else does CAC mean?
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1 hour ago, Coinbuf said:

Just to expand on what JKK said for the nickel, PCGS only needs five steps to be full in order to give the FS designation, they do not require the sixth step.  NGC will designate a nickel with five full steps as 5FS and one with the complete six full steps as 6FS.

Thanks, Cb. Had never known those specifics.

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The on the 1944 D Lincoln cent the OMM FS - 512 is an over mint mark variety designation.  If you get a small loop out and look at the center of the D you will see like there is something behind the D.  This is a very desirable variety if you collect them.

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In the case of your two coins, "FS" means two different things. As stated above by JKK and Coinbuf, the "FS" on the nickel refers to "full steps." And, as JT stated, the "FS" on the Lincoln refers to the variety, and stands for "Fivaz-Stanton," the names of the authors of the "Cherrypicker's Guide to Rare Die Varieties."

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