Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 343325 search inquires.

Selected term: PF (PF60, PF70)
Explanation: Proof: Type of coin production and/or Grade. Contrasts with business strike

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 23252  14.06%
Silver Clad 18752  11.34%
BN 11773  7.12%
Encapsulated Coin 10505  6.35%
RB 9389  5.68%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 8202  4.96%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 7683  4.65%
Coin Silver 7188  4.35%
Reeded Edge 7165  4.33%
Slabbed Coins 6868  4.15%
PF (PF60, PF70) 6635  4.01%
PQ 6080  3.68%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6011  3.63%
Obverse or Face side 5927  3.58%
High Relief 5703  3.45%
MS (MS60-MS70) 5625  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 4967  3.00%
Rarity 4626  2.80%
Clad Coinage 4465  2.70%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 4395  2.66%