Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 635951 search inquires.

Random title: Oddity
Explanation: When something unusual happens to a coin, it is sometimes called an oddity. Can be an 'error' that was made at the mint, or something that was done to a coin after the minting of the coin

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37389  13.37%
Silver Clad 26745  9.57%
Coin Silver 18925  6.77%
BN 16782  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16197  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15819  5.66%
RB 15362  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12517  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12143  4.34%
Reeded Edge 11940  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11637  4.16%
PQ 10414  3.72%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10321  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10209  3.65%
High Relief 9599  3.43%
Incuse 9515  3.40%
Coin drop 8857  3.17%
Obverse or Face side 8825  3.16%
Rarity 8493  3.04%
Reverse Cameo 7873  2.82%