Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 734870 search inquires.

Random title: Token
Explanation: A coin-like object redeemable for a particular product or service, such as transportation on a bus or subway; an unofficial coin issued by a business or town to be used as small change, e.g., in 17th-19th century Britain, and in France in the 20th century

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 41916  13.26%
Silver Clad 28429  8.99%
Coin Silver 20509  6.49%
Slabbed Coins 18731  5.93%
BN 18467  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17808  5.63%
RB 17151  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14014  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13872  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13397  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13099  4.14%
PQ 12054  3.81%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11879  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11738  3.71%
High Relief 11009  3.48%
Incuse 10987  3.48%
Rarity 10826  3.43%
Coin drop 10360  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10249  3.24%
Reverse Cameo 9427  2.98%