Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 640791 search inquires.

Random title: Minor Coin
Explanation: A base-metal coin of small value, such as a cent or nickel

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37594  13.32%
Silver Clad 26895  9.53%
Coin Silver 19053  6.75%
BN 16915  5.99%
Encapsulated Coin 16321  5.78%
Slabbed Coins 15948  5.65%
RB 15494  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12643  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12286  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12054  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11770  4.17%
PQ 10536  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10454  3.70%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10341  3.66%
High Relief 9722  3.44%
Incuse 9649  3.42%
Coin drop 8979  3.18%
Obverse or Face side 8942  3.17%
Rarity 8677  3.07%
Reverse Cameo 8015  2.84%