Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Lettering
Explanation: Any inscription or legend on any part of the coin, including the rim or edge, usully excluding lettering which forms the main design such as a cypher or monogram

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 41943  13.27%
Silver Clad 28441  9.00%
Coin Silver 20523  6.49%
Slabbed Coins 18746  5.93%
BN 18483  5.85%
Encapsulated Coin 17818  5.64%
RB 17168  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14028  4.44%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13884  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13413  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13110  4.15%
PQ 12065  3.82%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11887  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11751  3.72%
High Relief 11019  3.48%
Incuse 10998  3.48%
Rarity 10838  3.43%
Coin drop 10372  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10260  3.24%
Reverse Cameo 9438  2.98%