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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