Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 858402 search inquires.

Selected title: Encapsulated Coin
Explanation: One that has been sealed in a plastic holder to avoid damage to the coin

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 52660  14.54%
Silver Clad 30160  8.33%
Coin Silver 22169  6.12%
Slabbed Coins 21040  5.81%
BN 20403  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 19893  5.49%
RB 18818  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16189  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15695  4.33%
Reeded Edge 14968  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14914  4.12%
PQ 13741  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13602  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13569  3.75%
Rarity 13204  3.65%
Incuse 12613  3.48%
High Relief 12498  3.45%
Coin drop 12324  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 11854  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11756  3.25%