Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 635856 search inquires.

Random title: Scratch
Explanation: A deep line or groove in a coin caused by contact with a sharp or rough object

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37384  13.37%
Silver Clad 26744  9.57%
Coin Silver 18923  6.77%
BN 16781  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16194  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15818  5.66%
RB 15361  5.50%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12516  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12142  4.34%
Reeded Edge 11938  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11635  4.16%
PQ 10412  3.72%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10318  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10207  3.65%
High Relief 9597  3.43%
Incuse 9514  3.40%
Coin drop 8854  3.17%
Obverse or Face side 8823  3.16%
Rarity 8490  3.04%
Reverse Cameo 7872  2.82%