Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 867424 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) 52991  14.50%
Silver Clad 30330  8.30%
Coin Silver 22324  6.11%
Slabbed Coins 21182  5.80%
BN 20557  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 20046  5.49%
RB 18984  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16388  4.49%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15856  4.34%
Reeded Edge 15124  4.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 15067  4.12%
PQ 13879  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13763  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13712  3.75%
Rarity 13384  3.66%
Incuse 12739  3.49%
High Relief 12632  3.46%
Coin drop 12530  3.43%
Reverse Cameo 12000  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 11891  3.25%