Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 849988 search inquires.

Random title: Siege Pieces
Explanation: Emergency coins struck during battle, also called obsidional coins or money of necessity

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 51798  14.44%
Silver Clad 30037  8.37%
Coin Silver 22038  6.14%
Slabbed Coins 20910  5.83%
BN 20279  5.65%
Encapsulated Coin 19766  5.51%
RB 18692  5.21%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16018  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15569  4.34%
Reeded Edge 14826  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14757  4.11%
PQ 13623  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13477  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13438  3.75%
Rarity 13026  3.63%
Incuse 12501  3.48%
High Relief 12380  3.45%
Coin drop 12144  3.39%
Reverse Cameo 11732  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11635  3.24%