Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 594724 search inquires.

Random term: Denticles
Explanation: Tooth like raise features just inside the rim of some coins (also known as dentils)

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 36230  13.80%
Silver Clad 26165  9.96%
BN 16347  6.23%
Encapsulated Coin 15773  6.01%
Slabbed Coins 15032  5.72%
RB 14831  5.65%
Coin Silver 12414  4.73%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12086  4.60%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11568  4.41%
Reeded Edge 11464  4.37%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11208  4.27%
PQ 9985  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9906  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9697  3.69%
High Relief 9226  3.51%
Incuse 8924  3.40%
Obverse or Face side 8552  3.26%
Rarity 8119  3.09%
Reverse Cameo 7518  2.86%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7492  2.85%