Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 716213 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) 40756  13.22%
Silver Clad 28082  9.11%
Coin Silver 20179  6.54%
Slabbed Coins 18204  5.90%
BN 18093  5.87%
Encapsulated Coin 17465  5.66%
RB 16761  5.44%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13690  4.44%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13557  4.40%
Reeded Edge 13098  4.25%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12800  4.15%
PQ 11697  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11569  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11436  3.71%
High Relief 10719  3.48%
Incuse 10704  3.47%
Rarity 10365  3.36%
Coin drop 10055  3.26%
Obverse or Face side 9963  3.23%
Reverse Cameo 9108  2.95%