Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 675085 search inquires.

Random title: Slider
Explanation: A term meaning the coin simulates a higher grade than it really is. Often a slider has been cleaned, treated, or whizzed to give the appearance of being uncirculated. Worth less than the coin that has not been cleaned or treated

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38327  13.11%
Silver Clad 27353  9.36%
Coin Silver 19540  6.68%
BN 17378  5.94%
Slabbed Coins 16791  5.74%
Encapsulated Coin 16772  5.74%
RB 16016  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13072  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12801  4.38%
Reeded Edge 12502  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12210  4.18%
PQ 10985  3.76%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10925  3.74%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10787  3.69%
High Relief 10110  3.46%
Incuse 10084  3.45%
Coin drop 9445  3.23%
Rarity 9398  3.21%
Obverse or Face side 9379  3.21%
Reverse Cameo 8484  2.90%