Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 688292 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) 38870  13.08%
Silver Clad 27577  9.28%
Coin Silver 19730  6.64%
BN 17599  5.92%
Slabbed Coins 17208  5.79%
Encapsulated Coin 17000  5.72%
RB 16255  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13264  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13056  4.39%
Reeded Edge 12696  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12388  4.17%
PQ 11206  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11134  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10990  3.70%
High Relief 10296  3.46%
Incuse 10291  3.46%
Rarity 9671  3.25%
Coin drop 9631  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9558  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8680  2.92%