Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 687871 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) 38838  13.08%
Silver Clad 27568  9.28%
Coin Silver 19724  6.64%
BN 17591  5.92%
Slabbed Coins 17195  5.79%
Encapsulated Coin 16991  5.72%
RB 16249  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13256  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13042  4.39%
Reeded Edge 12691  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12379  4.17%
PQ 11199  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11127  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10984  3.70%
High Relief 10290  3.46%
Incuse 10283  3.46%
Rarity 9659  3.25%
Coin drop 9624  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9551  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8674  2.92%