Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 636284 search inquires.

Random title: S (Mintmark)
Explanation: San Francisco (California): 1854-1955, 1968-present

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37409  13.37%
Silver Clad 26758  9.56%
Coin Silver 18935  6.77%
BN 16798  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16209  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15828  5.66%
RB 15374  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12527  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12151  4.34%
Reeded Edge 11949  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11648  4.16%
PQ 10426  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10330  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10218  3.65%
High Relief 9608  3.43%
Incuse 9525  3.40%
Coin drop 8865  3.17%
Obverse or Face side 8835  3.16%
Rarity 8507  3.04%
Reverse Cameo 7884  2.82%