Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 740920 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) 42283  13.30%
Silver Clad 28519  8.97%
Coin Silver 20592  6.48%
Slabbed Coins 18871  5.93%
BN 18586  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17907  5.63%
RB 17256  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14098  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13960  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13476  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13184  4.15%
PQ 12166  3.83%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11952  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11817  3.72%
High Relief 11077  3.48%
Incuse 11056  3.48%
Rarity 10923  3.43%
Coin drop 10438  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10317  3.24%
Reverse Cameo 9501  2.99%