Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 850411 search inquires.

Random title: N# (N1-N17?)
Explanation: Newcomb number (1944): Die variety - Large Cents, 1816-1868

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 51830  14.44%
Silver Clad 30049  8.37%
Coin Silver 22048  6.14%
Slabbed Coins 20922  5.83%
BN 20286  5.65%
Encapsulated Coin 19776  5.51%
RB 18704  5.21%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16029  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15578  4.34%
Reeded Edge 14838  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14775  4.12%
PQ 13634  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13486  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13450  3.75%
Rarity 13043  3.63%
Incuse 12510  3.49%
High Relief 12390  3.45%
Coin drop 12157  3.39%
Reverse Cameo 11745  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11643  3.24%