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Coin Collecting Terms - Coin Collectors Glossary

Coin collecting terms are listed here in our coin collectors' glossary. This dictionary of coin words will help you understand coin terms with brief, easy to read definitions and example sentences.
  1. A (25)
  2. B (17)
  3. C (34)
  4. D (23)
  5. E (8)
  6. F (17)
  7. G (8)
  8. H (6)
  9. I (5)
  10. J (1)
  11. K (2)
  12. L (3)
  13. M (20)
  14. N (6)
  15. O (2)
  16. P (28)
  17. R (14)
  18. S (20)
  19. T (7)
  20. U (1)
  21. V (12)
  22. W (3)
  23. QXYZ (1)

How to Describe Your Coins to Other Collectors
This is an image-based tutorial teaching you how to explain your coins to another collector using the proper terminology. The U.S. cent coin, the proof Statehood quarter obverse, and the reeded edges of circulated quarters are used as examples.

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