Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 757326 search inquires.

Random title: Stella
Explanation: A U.S. gold coin pattern with a face value of $4 minted in 1879 and 1880

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 43380  13.36%
Silver Clad 28794  8.87%
Coin Silver 20873  6.43%
Slabbed Coins 19297  5.94%
BN 18955  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 18250  5.62%
RB 17601  5.42%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14365  4.42%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14256  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13731  4.23%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13447  4.14%
PQ 12512  3.85%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12221  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12073  3.72%
High Relief 11322  3.49%
Incuse 11306  3.48%
Rarity 11295  3.48%
Coin drop 10688  3.29%
Obverse or Face side 10564  3.25%
Reverse Cameo 9761  3.01%