Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 857910 search inquires.

Selected title: Reeded Edge
Explanation: The edge of a coin with grooved lines that run vertically around its perimeter. The edge found on all current United States coins other than cents and nickels

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 52641  14.55%
Silver Clad 30151  8.33%
Coin Silver 22159  6.12%
Slabbed Coins 21030  5.81%
BN 20393  5.64%
Encapsulated Coin 19882  5.49%
RB 18808  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16177  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15685  4.33%
Reeded Edge 14956  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14901  4.12%
PQ 13730  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13594  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13559  3.75%
Rarity 13190  3.65%
Incuse 12600  3.48%
High Relief 12489  3.45%
Coin drop 12311  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 11845  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11745  3.25%