Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 85589 search inquires.

Selected term: PR (PR60, PR70)

Explanation: Proof: Type of coin production and/or Grade. Contrasts with business strike

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Silver Clad 4534  9.71%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 3868  8.29%
BN 3564  7.63%
Obverse or Face side 3375  7.23%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2591  5.55%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2461  5.27%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2322  4.97%
Encapsulated Coin 2268  4.86%
Reeded Edge 2192  4.70%
Reverse Cameo 2166  4.64%
Coin Silver 2040  4.37%
Flyspecks 1879  4.02%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1842  3.95%
Clad Coinage 1824  3.91%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1753  3.76%
RB 1745  3.74%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1672  3.58%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1602  3.43%
Hard Times Tokens 1544  3.31%
Buffing (whizzed) 1441  3.09%