Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 680377 search inquires.

Random title: Pitted
Explanation: Having a rough surface due to loss of metal by corrosion

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38514  13.09%
Silver Clad 27438  9.33%
Coin Silver 19612  6.67%
BN 17468  5.94%
Slabbed Coins 16970  5.77%
Encapsulated Coin 16857  5.73%
RB 16103  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13155  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12905  4.39%
Reeded Edge 12583  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12284  4.17%
PQ 11079  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11011  3.74%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10869  3.69%
High Relief 10177  3.46%
Incuse 10167  3.46%
Coin drop 9514  3.23%
Rarity 9496  3.23%
Obverse or Face side 9449  3.21%
Reverse Cameo 8563  2.91%