Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 638798 search inquires.

Selected title: Rarity
Explanation: An infrequently encountered or available item; the number of surviving specimens of a particular issue, as may be indicated by a rarity scale index

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37500  13.34%
Silver Clad 26825  9.54%
Coin Silver 18991  6.76%
BN 16865  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16270  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15887  5.65%
RB 15438  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12589  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12217  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12001  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11712  4.17%
PQ 10493  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10399  3.70%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10282  3.66%
High Relief 9674  3.44%
Incuse 9595  3.41%
Coin drop 8924  3.17%
Obverse or Face side 8896  3.16%
Rarity 8606  3.06%
Reverse Cameo 7954  2.83%