Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 669197 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) 38165  13.14%
Silver Clad 27268  9.39%
Coin Silver 19455  6.70%
BN 17270  5.95%
Encapsulated Coin 16680  5.74%
Slabbed Coins 16596  5.72%
RB 15901  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12985  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12708  4.38%
Reeded Edge 12416  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12126  4.18%
PQ 10874  3.75%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10827  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10698  3.68%
High Relief 10024  3.45%
Incuse 10004  3.45%
Coin drop 9366  3.23%
Obverse or Face side 9298  3.20%
Rarity 9273  3.19%
Reverse Cameo 8397  2.89%