Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 832703 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) 47247  13.49%
Silver Clad 29816  8.51%
Coin Silver 21825  6.23%
Slabbed Coins 20709  5.91%
BN 20094  5.74%
Encapsulated Coin 19561  5.59%
RB 18523  5.29%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 15783  4.51%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15372  4.39%
Reeded Edge 14650  4.18%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14554  4.16%
PQ 13416  3.83%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13275  3.79%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13233  3.78%
Rarity 12787  3.65%
Incuse 12258  3.50%
High Relief 12214  3.49%
Coin drop 11867  3.39%
Reverse Cameo 11538  3.29%
Obverse or Face side 11460  3.27%