Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 636151 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) 37404  13.37%
Silver Clad 26757  9.56%
Coin Silver 18931  6.77%
BN 16795  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16206  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15826  5.66%
RB 15367  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12524  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12148  4.34%
Reeded Edge 11947  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11645  4.16%
PQ 10422  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10326  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10216  3.65%
High Relief 9606  3.43%
Incuse 9523  3.40%
Coin drop 8863  3.17%
Obverse or Face side 8830  3.16%
Rarity 8502  3.04%
Reverse Cameo 7882  2.82%