Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 767908 search inquires.

Selected title: Rarity
Explanation: An infrequently encountered or available item; the number of surviving specimens of a particular issue, as may be indicated by a rarity scale index

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 43924  13.38%
Silver Clad 28940  8.82%
Coin Silver 20997  6.40%
Slabbed Coins 19531  5.95%
BN 19106  5.82%
Encapsulated Coin 18425  5.61%
RB 17751  5.41%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14518  4.42%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14416  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13863  4.22%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13598  4.14%
PQ 12648  3.85%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12376  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12227  3.73%
Rarity 11508  3.51%
High Relief 11447  3.49%
Incuse 11446  3.49%
Coin drop 10835  3.30%
Obverse or Face side 10694  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 9898  3.02%