Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 652468 search inquires.

Random title: Choice Mint (MS-63)
Explanation: Grade: Generally speaking, this can be thought of as a nice example of Mint State coin which does not meet the strict quality requirements of an MS-65. An MS-63 coin will be an attractive and quite typical example of a new coin of its type with a strike that is typical for the series

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DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37823  13.26%
Silver Clad 27051  9.48%
Coin Silver 19203  6.73%
BN 17049  5.98%
Encapsulated Coin 16468  5.77%
Slabbed Coins 16110  5.65%
RB 15620  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12783  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12413  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12196  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11915  4.18%
PQ 10670  3.74%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10603  3.72%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10471  3.67%
High Relief 9843  3.45%
Incuse 9785  3.43%
Coin drop 9111  3.19%
Obverse or Face side 9080  3.18%
Rarity 8890  3.12%
Reverse Cameo 8156  2.86%