Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 768226 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) 43931  13.38%
Silver Clad 28945  8.82%
Coin Silver 21002  6.40%
Slabbed Coins 19535  5.95%
BN 19108  5.82%
Encapsulated Coin 18434  5.62%
RB 17755  5.41%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14522  4.42%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14420  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13868  4.22%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13604  4.14%
PQ 12652  3.85%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12378  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12233  3.73%
Rarity 11513  3.51%
Incuse 11451  3.49%
High Relief 11450  3.49%
Coin drop 10839  3.30%
Obverse or Face side 10699  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 9904  3.02%