Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 702091 search inquires.

Random title: American Eagle
Explanation: Silver, gold, and platinum gold coins released by the US government starting in Oct. 1986. Front depict Liberty walking and reverse side bears an American Eagle and nest design. Produced in both Uncirculated and Proof conditions

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 39701  13.14%
Silver Clad 27799  9.20%
Coin Silver 19914  6.59%
BN 17830  5.90%
Slabbed Coins 17700  5.86%
Encapsulated Coin 17205  5.69%
RB 16486  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13461  4.45%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13305  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12871  4.26%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12580  4.16%
PQ 11417  3.78%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11326  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11199  3.71%
High Relief 10495  3.47%
Incuse 10477  3.47%
Rarity 9962  3.30%
Coin drop 9813  3.25%
Obverse or Face side 9732  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8874  2.94%