Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 741977 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) 42347  13.30%
Silver Clad 28544  8.96%
Coin Silver 20616  6.47%
Slabbed Coins 18900  5.93%
BN 18617  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17931  5.63%
RB 17280  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14118  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13977  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13497  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13199  4.14%
PQ 12197  3.83%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11971  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11833  3.72%
High Relief 11101  3.49%
Incuse 11077  3.48%
Rarity 10949  3.44%
Coin drop 10460  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10336  3.25%
Reverse Cameo 9523  2.99%