Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 80313 search inquires.

Random term: Reproduction

Explanation: As for replica, except that a reproduction may be of inferior metal, or less realistic in some other way

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Silver Clad 4280  9.80%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 3510  8.04%
BN 3281  7.51%
Obverse or Face side 3254  7.45%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2441  5.59%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2286  5.23%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2137  4.89%
Encapsulated Coin 2096  4.80%
Reeded Edge 2061  4.72%
Reverse Cameo 2017  4.62%
Coin Silver 1884  4.31%
Flyspecks 1799  4.12%
Clad Coinage 1717  3.93%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1689  3.87%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1647  3.77%
RB 1633  3.74%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1598  3.66%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1500  3.43%
Hard Times Tokens 1438  3.29%
Buffing (whizzed) 1341  3.07%