Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 686477 search inquires.

Random title: Fiat Money
Explanation: Money that is not backed by specie and is legal tender by decree

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38781  13.08%
Silver Clad 27559  9.29%
Coin Silver 19708  6.65%
BN 17573  5.93%
Slabbed Coins 17159  5.79%
Encapsulated Coin 16974  5.72%
RB 16233  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13242  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13028  4.39%
Reeded Edge 12679  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12372  4.17%
PQ 11186  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11117  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10971  3.70%
High Relief 10277  3.47%
Incuse 10263  3.46%
Rarity 9642  3.25%
Coin drop 9611  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9537  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8665  2.92%