Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 520708 search inquires.

Random term: S# (S1-S9?)
Explanation: Snow number (1992): Die variety - Flying Eagle and Indian Head Cents, 1856-1909

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 32591  13.85%
Silver Clad 24342  10.34%
BN 15167  6.44%
Encapsulated Coin 14573  6.19%
RB 13223  5.62%
Slabbed Coins 12818  5.45%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11058  4.70%
Coin Silver 11039  4.69%
Reeded Edge 10342  4.39%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10240  4.35%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9899  4.21%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8791  3.73%
PQ 8790  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8421  3.58%
High Relief 8252  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7889  3.35%
Rarity 7170  3.05%
Incuse 7148  3.04%
Reverse Cameo 6835  2.90%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6725  2.86%