Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 749108 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) 42825  13.33%
Silver Clad 28658  8.92%
Coin Silver 20728  6.45%
Slabbed Coins 19083  5.94%
BN 18760  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 18070  5.62%
RB 17431  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14225  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14095  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13611  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13307  4.14%
PQ 12316  3.83%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12073  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11943  3.72%
High Relief 11201  3.49%
Incuse 11182  3.48%
Rarity 11097  3.45%
Coin drop 10566  3.29%
Obverse or Face side 10435  3.25%
Reverse Cameo 9628  3.00%