Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 696368 search inquires.

Random title: Obverse or Face side
Explanation: The front or face of a coin, which bears the principal design or device, often as prescribed by the issuing authority, i.e. Coat of Arms

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 39341  13.12%
Silver Clad 27689  9.23%
Coin Silver 19819  6.61%
BN 17716  5.91%
Slabbed Coins 17507  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17110  5.71%
RB 16366  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13367  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13190  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12793  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12498  4.17%
PQ 11305  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11241  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11100  3.70%
High Relief 10404  3.47%
Incuse 10397  3.47%
Rarity 9824  3.28%
Coin drop 9719  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9647  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8787  2.93%