Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 696028 search inquires.

Selected title: Circulation
Explanation: Coins used in commerce to purchase items by the populace are in circulation

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 39308  13.12%
Silver Clad 27677  9.24%
Coin Silver 19812  6.61%
BN 17705  5.91%
Slabbed Coins 17489  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17103  5.71%
RB 16353  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13360  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13180  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12786  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12489  4.17%
PQ 11294  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11233  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11090  3.70%
High Relief 10396  3.47%
Incuse 10391  3.47%
Rarity 9812  3.27%
Coin drop 9711  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9641  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8775  2.93%