Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 857340 search inquires.

Random title: Rim
Explanation: Raised border around the circumference of a coin, not to be confused with the edge. This raised portion encircling the obverse and reverse of the coins, protects the designs from wear

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 52624  14.55%
Silver Clad 30145  8.33%
Coin Silver 22154  6.12%
Slabbed Coins 21025  5.81%
BN 20389  5.64%
Encapsulated Coin 19877  5.50%
RB 18801  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16162  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15680  4.33%
Reeded Edge 14948  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14893  4.12%
PQ 13723  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13588  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13549  3.75%
Rarity 13175  3.64%
Incuse 12592  3.48%
High Relief 12481  3.45%
Coin drop 12304  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 11837  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11738  3.25%