Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 651157 search inquires.

Random title: Breen Book
Explanation: slang for Walter Breen's magnum opus, Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins, published in 1988

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37788  13.27%
Silver Clad 27033  9.49%
Coin Silver 19184  6.73%
BN 17029  5.98%
Encapsulated Coin 16448  5.77%
Slabbed Coins 16086  5.65%
RB 15603  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12762  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12394  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12173  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11891  4.17%
PQ 10646  3.74%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10586  3.72%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10450  3.67%
High Relief 9824  3.45%
Incuse 9763  3.43%
Coin drop 9089  3.19%
Obverse or Face side 9058  3.18%
Rarity 8863  3.11%
Reverse Cameo 8138  2.86%