Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 636310 search inquires.

Random title: Slider
Explanation: A term meaning the coin simulates a higher grade than it really is. Often a slider has been cleaned, treated, or whizzed to give the appearance of being uncirculated. Worth less than the coin that has not been cleaned or treated

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37411  13.37%
Silver Clad 26763  9.56%
Coin Silver 18939  6.77%
BN 16801  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16211  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15831  5.66%
RB 15377  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12530  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12155  4.34%
Reeded Edge 11952  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11652  4.16%
PQ 10429  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10333  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10221  3.65%
High Relief 9615  3.44%
Incuse 9528  3.40%
Coin drop 8869  3.17%
Obverse or Face side 8839  3.16%
Rarity 8511  3.04%
Reverse Cameo 7888  2.82%