Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Spread
Explanation: The difference between buy and sell prices on the same item(s) of a dealer, broker, etc.; The extent of separation between impressions on a doubled die

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 41897  13.26%
Silver Clad 28429  9.00%
Coin Silver 20506  6.49%
Slabbed Coins 18728  5.93%
BN 18464  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17805  5.64%
RB 17147  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14012  4.44%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13871  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13393  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13098  4.15%
PQ 12052  3.81%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11878  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11738  3.72%
High Relief 11008  3.48%
Incuse 10987  3.48%
Rarity 10824  3.43%
Coin drop 10358  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10249  3.24%
Reverse Cameo 9424  2.98%