Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 667853 search inquires.

Random title: Circulated
Explanation: A coin used commercially and therefore suffers wear and tear; a used coin

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38128  13.16%
Silver Clad 27246  9.40%
Coin Silver 19427  6.70%
BN 17245  5.95%
Encapsulated Coin 16659  5.75%
Slabbed Coins 16541  5.71%
RB 15871  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12970  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12679  4.37%
Reeded Edge 12395  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12105  4.18%
PQ 10854  3.75%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10809  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10671  3.68%
High Relief 10007  3.45%
Incuse 9977  3.44%
Coin drop 9337  3.22%
Obverse or Face side 9269  3.20%
Rarity 9237  3.19%
Reverse Cameo 8373  2.89%