Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Collar
Explanation: A device present in a coining press to restrict the outward flow of metal during striking and to put the design, if any, on the edge of the coin

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 44516  13.41%
Silver Clad 29104  8.77%
Coin Silver 21144  6.37%
Slabbed Coins 19763  5.95%
BN 19272  5.81%
Encapsulated Coin 18641  5.62%
RB 17893  5.39%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14702  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14582  4.39%
Reeded Edge 14010  4.22%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13761  4.15%
PQ 12806  3.86%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12506  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12394  3.73%
Rarity 11757  3.54%
Incuse 11601  3.50%
High Relief 11581  3.49%
Coin drop 10991  3.31%
Obverse or Face side 10815  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 10075  3.04%