Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 104332 search inquires.

Random term: White Cents

Explanation: See copper nickel

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Silver Clad 5656  9.95%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 4950  8.71%
BN 4553  8.01%
Obverse or Face side 3680  6.47%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 3066  5.39%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 3030  5.33%
Encapsulated Coin 2777  4.88%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2763  4.86%
Reeded Edge 2689  4.73%
Reverse Cameo 2667  4.69%
Coin Silver 2489  4.38%
Clad Coinage 2244  3.95%
PF (PF60, PF70) 2224  3.91%
RB 2137  3.76%
Flyspecks 2118  3.73%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2061  3.63%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 2022  3.56%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1975  3.47%
Hard Times Tokens 1859  3.27%
Buffing (whizzed) 1788  3.14%