Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 688364 search inquires.

Selected title: Obverse or Face side
Explanation: The front or face of a coin, which bears the principal design or device, often as prescribed by the issuing authority, i.e. Coat of Arms

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 38870  13.08%
Silver Clad 27577  9.28%
Coin Silver 19730  6.64%
BN 17599  5.92%
Slabbed Coins 17208  5.79%
Encapsulated Coin 17000  5.72%
RB 16255  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13264  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13056  4.39%
Reeded Edge 12696  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12388  4.17%
PQ 11206  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11134  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10990  3.70%
High Relief 10296  3.46%
Incuse 10291  3.46%
Rarity 9671  3.25%
Coin drop 9631  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9558  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8680  2.92%