Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 767902 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) 43924  13.39%
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%