Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 668637 search inquires.

Random title: Fleur de Coin
Explanation: A perfect or virtually perfect coin. Fully struck up. No Contact- or other Detracting Marks visible with the naked eye, and only minute superficial imperfections, relating to the manufacturing process rather than any other cause, may be visible under magnification. Fully Lustre or Mint Bloom is present. It is a completely flawless mint state coin with nothing forgiven

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38142  13.15%
Silver Clad 27251  9.40%
Coin Silver 19442  6.70%
BN 17252  5.95%
Encapsulated Coin 16666  5.75%
Slabbed Coins 16562  5.71%
RB 15885  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12974  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12693  4.38%
Reeded Edge 12407  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12112  4.18%
PQ 10861  3.74%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10814  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10681  3.68%
High Relief 10012  3.45%
Incuse 9989  3.44%
Coin drop 9354  3.23%
Obverse or Face side 9284  3.20%
Rarity 9255  3.19%
Reverse Cameo 8385  2.89%