Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 768662 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) 43942  13.38%
Silver Clad 28951  8.81%
Coin Silver 21009  6.40%
Slabbed Coins 19541  5.95%
BN 19115  5.82%
Encapsulated Coin 18442  5.62%
RB 17759  5.41%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14528  4.42%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14427  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13877  4.23%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13612  4.14%
PQ 12661  3.85%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12382  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12238  3.73%
Rarity 11520  3.51%
High Relief 11455  3.49%
Incuse 11455  3.49%
Coin drop 10850  3.30%
Obverse or Face side 10704  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 9910  3.02%