Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 669202 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) 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%