Coin Glossary

You can find most popular coin collecting phrases in this coin glossary.

Coin Glossary

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vest pocket dealer - old timer's term meaning a part time coin dealer. Someone who carries coins to sell/trade in their pockets.

varieties - minor differences in the design of a coin. Example, 1955 Lincoln cent has a "double die" variety.

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Coin Collecting News
04/24/2019
Samsung might launch its own Samsung Coin
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04/23/2019
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04/24/2019
Romancing The Coin: Samantha Jackson Breathes New Life into Sentimental Treasures
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