Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 628842 search inquires.

Selected term: ASE or SAE or SE
Explanation: The American Silver Eagle is a one ounce silver bullion coin, issued by the United States government from 1986-date

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37056  13.39%
Silver Clad 26581  9.61%
Coin Silver 18791  6.79%
BN 16647  6.02%
Encapsulated Coin 16067  5.81%
Slabbed Coins 15631  5.65%
RB 15246  5.51%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12378  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11983  4.33%
Reeded Edge 11816  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11521  4.16%
PQ 10297  3.72%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10183  3.68%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10067  3.64%
High Relief 9475  3.42%
Incuse 9362  3.38%
Coin drop 8727  3.15%
Obverse or Face side 8721  3.15%
Rarity 8327  3.01%
Reverse Cameo 7757  2.80%