Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 652502 search inquires.

Random title: Precious metal
Explanation: Metals of value, typically gold, silver, platinum. However, can include palladium and rhodium

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37828  13.26%
Silver Clad 27053  9.48%
Coin Silver 19205  6.73%
BN 17051  5.98%
Encapsulated Coin 16469  5.77%
Slabbed Coins 16116  5.65%
RB 15622  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12786  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12414  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12199  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11918  4.18%
PQ 10672  3.74%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10608  3.72%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10473  3.67%
High Relief 9845  3.45%
Incuse 9789  3.43%
Coin drop 9116  3.20%
Obverse or Face side 9082  3.18%
Rarity 8896  3.12%
Reverse Cameo 8160  2.86%