Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 651665 search inquires.

Selected title: Reeded Edge
Explanation: The edge of a coin with grooved lines that run vertically around its perimeter. The edge found on all current United States coins other than cents and nickels

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37808  13.26%
Silver Clad 27043  9.49%
Coin Silver 19193  6.73%
BN 17041  5.98%
Encapsulated Coin 16456  5.77%
Slabbed Coins 16096  5.65%
RB 15615  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12772  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12407  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12183  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11905  4.18%
PQ 10659  3.74%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10597  3.72%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10461  3.67%
High Relief 9836  3.45%
Incuse 9774  3.43%
Coin drop 9100  3.19%
Obverse or Face side 9071  3.18%
Rarity 8877  3.11%
Reverse Cameo 8148  2.86%