Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 142353 search inquires.

Random term: SBA
Explanation: Susan B. Anthony (dollar): US coin, 1979-1981,1999

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Silver Clad 8100  11.27%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 7514  10.45%
BN 5905  8.22%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 4071  5.66%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 3849  5.35%
Obverse or Face side 3835  5.34%
Encapsulated Coin 3778  5.26%
RB 3564  4.96%
Reeded Edge 3358  4.67%
Coin Silver 3254  4.53%
PR (PR60, PR70) 3083  4.29%
PF (PF60, PF70) 2906  4.04%
Reverse Cameo 2864  3.98%
MS (MS60-MS70) 2555  3.55%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 2457  3.42%
Clad Coinage 2388  3.32%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2266  3.15%
Flyspecks 2221  3.09%
PQ 2080  2.89%
Buffing (whizzed) 1830  2.55%