Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 97483 search inquires.

Random term: GMM

Explanation: Gallery Mint Museum: A current producer of replicas of early US coins

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Silver Clad 5270  9.90%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 4564  8.57%
BN 4165  7.82%
Obverse or Face side 3579  6.72%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2898  5.44%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2839  5.33%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2624  4.93%
Encapsulated Coin 2612  4.91%
Reeded Edge 2498  4.69%
Reverse Cameo 2485  4.67%
Coin Silver 2337  4.39%
PF (PF60, PF70) 2098  3.94%
Clad Coinage 2095  3.93%
Flyspecks 2053  3.86%
RB 1981  3.72%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1952  3.67%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1909  3.59%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1844  3.46%
Hard Times Tokens 1773  3.33%
Buffing (whizzed) 1662  3.12%