Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 342121 search inquires.

Selected term: Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM)
Explanation: High grade proof

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 23205  14.07%
Silver Clad 18704  11.34%
BN 11760  7.13%
Encapsulated Coin 10476  6.35%
RB 9366  5.68%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 8183  4.96%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 7664  4.65%
Coin Silver 7159  4.34%
Reeded Edge 7153  4.34%
Slabbed Coins 6830  4.14%
PF (PF60, PF70) 6618  4.01%
PQ 6054  3.67%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6001  3.64%
Obverse or Face side 5916  3.59%
High Relief 5685  3.45%
MS (MS60-MS70) 5608  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 4961  3.01%
Rarity 4615  2.80%
Clad Coinage 4459  2.70%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 4388  2.66%