Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Reeded Edge
Explanation: The edge of a coin with grooved lines that run vertically around its perimeter. The edge found on all current United States coins other than cents and nickels

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 44532  13.41%
Silver Clad 29106  8.77%
Coin Silver 21147  6.37%
Slabbed Coins 19774  5.96%
BN 19277  5.81%
Encapsulated Coin 18647  5.62%
RB 17896  5.39%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14712  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14587  4.39%
Reeded Edge 14013  4.22%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13766  4.15%
PQ 12809  3.86%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12511  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12398  3.73%
Rarity 11766  3.54%
Incuse 11611  3.50%
High Relief 11584  3.49%
Coin drop 10997  3.31%
Obverse or Face side 10820  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 10079  3.04%