Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 667758 search inquires.

Random title: American Eagle
Explanation: Silver, gold, and platinum gold coins released by the US government starting in Oct. 1986. Front depict Liberty walking and reverse side bears an American Eagle and nest design. Produced in both Uncirculated and Proof conditions

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38128  13.16%
Silver Clad 27246  9.40%
Coin Silver 19425  6.70%
BN 17245  5.95%
Encapsulated Coin 16659  5.75%
Slabbed Coins 16541  5.71%
RB 15870  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12969  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12679  4.38%
Reeded Edge 12393  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12104  4.18%
PQ 10854  3.75%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10809  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10669  3.68%
High Relief 10007  3.45%
Incuse 9976  3.44%
Coin drop 9334  3.22%
Obverse or Face side 9268  3.20%
Rarity 9233  3.19%
Reverse Cameo 8372  2.89%