Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 639079 search inquires.

Random title: Bi-metallic
Explanation: A coin or coin-like object combining parts composed of two different metal alloys, such as the Canadian two dollar coin

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37517  13.34%
Silver Clad 26834  9.54%
Coin Silver 19002  6.76%
BN 16869  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16276  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15894  5.65%
RB 15447  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12595  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12229  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12010  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11718  4.17%
PQ 10498  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10405  3.70%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10293  3.66%
High Relief 9682  3.44%
Incuse 9602  3.41%
Coin drop 8931  3.18%
Obverse or Face side 8904  3.17%
Rarity 8615  3.06%
Reverse Cameo 7963  2.83%