Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 686446 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) 38763  13.07%
Silver Clad 27556  9.29%
Coin Silver 19704  6.64%
BN 17570  5.92%
Slabbed Coins 17152  5.78%
Encapsulated Coin 16968  5.72%
RB 16229  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13241  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13025  4.39%
Reeded Edge 12675  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12369  4.17%
PQ 11181  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11114  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10969  3.70%
High Relief 10274  3.46%
Incuse 10262  3.46%
Rarity 9636  3.25%
Coin drop 9609  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9535  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8663  2.92%