Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 863482 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) 52836  14.52%
Silver Clad 30242  8.31%
Coin Silver 22243  6.11%
Slabbed Coins 21114  5.80%
BN 20481  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 19975  5.49%
RB 18903  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16287  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15769  4.33%
Reeded Edge 15044  4.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14994  4.12%
PQ 13812  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13690  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13645  3.75%
Rarity 13287  3.65%
Incuse 12679  3.49%
High Relief 12566  3.45%
Coin drop 12423  3.42%
Reverse Cameo 11927  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 11823  3.25%