Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 695781 search inquires.

Random title: Graining
Explanation: The teeth at the edge of a coin

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 39299  13.12%
Silver Clad 27675  9.24%
Coin Silver 19807  6.61%
BN 17702  5.91%
Slabbed Coins 17484  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17102  5.71%
RB 16350  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13357  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13175  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12784  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12487  4.17%
PQ 11292  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11230  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11089  3.70%
High Relief 10392  3.47%
Incuse 10388  3.47%
Rarity 9807  3.27%
Coin drop 9710  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9640  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8771  2.93%