Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Diameter
Explanation: The dimension of a coin across its widest part in a line through its centre. Non-circular coins may have more than one value for their diameter

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37365  13.37%
Silver Clad 26734  9.57%
Coin Silver 18914  6.77%
BN 16772  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16186  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15808  5.66%
RB 15352  5.50%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12508  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12134  4.34%
Reeded Edge 11932  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11629  4.16%
PQ 10403  3.72%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10307  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10202  3.65%
High Relief 9590  3.43%
Incuse 9507  3.40%
Coin drop 8847  3.17%
Obverse or Face side 8815  3.16%
Rarity 8476  3.03%
Reverse Cameo 7863  2.81%