Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Spread
Explanation: The difference between buy and sell prices on the same item(s) of a dealer, broker, etc.; The extent of separation between impressions on a doubled die

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 40733  13.22%
Silver Clad 28076  9.11%
Coin Silver 20173  6.55%
Slabbed Coins 18188  5.90%
BN 18089  5.87%
Encapsulated Coin 17460  5.67%
RB 16754  5.44%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13687  4.44%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13552  4.40%
Reeded Edge 13093  4.25%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12796  4.15%
PQ 11687  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11563  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11429  3.71%
High Relief 10715  3.48%
Incuse 10697  3.47%
Rarity 10359  3.36%
Coin drop 10045  3.26%
Obverse or Face side 9957  3.23%
Reverse Cameo 9101  2.95%