Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 864724 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) 52892  14.51%
Silver Clad 30281  8.31%
Coin Silver 22279  6.11%
Slabbed Coins 21144  5.80%
BN 20516  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 20005  5.49%
RB 18937  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16329  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15804  4.34%
Reeded Edge 15079  4.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 15023  4.12%
PQ 13843  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13718  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13675  3.75%
Rarity 13326  3.66%
Incuse 12707  3.49%
High Relief 12597  3.46%
Coin drop 12470  3.42%
Reverse Cameo 11957  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 11850  3.25%