Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 672859 search inquires.

Random title: Certified Coin (slabbed)
Explanation: A coin authenticated and graded by a professional service. Often a certified coin is accompanied by a photograph certificate or is sealed in a plastic slab

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38298  13.12%
Silver Clad 27328  9.36%
Coin Silver 19521  6.69%
BN 17357  5.95%
Encapsulated Coin 16754  5.74%
Slabbed Coins 16746  5.74%
RB 15997  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13055  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12779  4.38%
Reeded Edge 12484  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12189  4.18%
PQ 10963  3.76%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10907  3.74%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10766  3.69%
High Relief 10091  3.46%
Incuse 10069  3.45%
Coin drop 9423  3.23%
Rarity 9374  3.21%
Obverse or Face side 9360  3.21%
Reverse Cameo 8470  2.90%