Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 857374 search inquires.

Selected title: Reeded Edge
Explanation: The edge of a coin with grooved lines that run vertically around its perimeter. The edge found on all current United States coins other than cents and nickels

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 52625  14.55%
Silver Clad 30146  8.33%
Coin Silver 22155  6.12%
Slabbed Coins 21026  5.81%
BN 20390  5.64%
Encapsulated Coin 19878  5.50%
RB 18804  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16166  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15681  4.34%
Reeded Edge 14949  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14894  4.12%
PQ 13724  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13590  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13551  3.75%
Rarity 13179  3.64%
Incuse 12594  3.48%
High Relief 12482  3.45%
Coin drop 12306  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 11838  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11739  3.25%