Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 778299 search inquires.

Selected title: Rarity
Explanation: An infrequently encountered or available item; the number of surviving specimens of a particular issue, as may be indicated by a rarity scale index

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 44560  13.41%
Silver Clad 29114  8.76%
Coin Silver 21154  6.37%
Slabbed Coins 19783  5.95%
BN 19283  5.80%
Encapsulated Coin 18662  5.62%
RB 17905  5.39%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14721  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14593  4.39%
Reeded Edge 14018  4.22%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13776  4.15%
PQ 12815  3.86%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12520  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12407  3.73%
Rarity 11772  3.54%
Incuse 11621  3.50%
High Relief 11592  3.49%
Coin drop 11004  3.31%
Obverse or Face side 10828  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 10088  3.04%