Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 850782 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) 51853  14.44%
Silver Clad 30058  8.37%
Coin Silver 22056  6.14%
Slabbed Coins 20934  5.83%
BN 20297  5.65%
Encapsulated Coin 19785  5.51%
RB 18713  5.21%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16038  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15587  4.34%
Reeded Edge 14846  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14782  4.12%
PQ 13647  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13497  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13458  3.75%
Rarity 13051  3.63%
Incuse 12518  3.49%
High Relief 12397  3.45%
Coin drop 12167  3.39%
Reverse Cameo 11751  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11650  3.24%