Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 84618 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 4821  10.67%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 4146  9.17%
BN 3424  7.58%
Obverse or Face side 3089  6.84%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2532  5.60%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2428  5.37%
RB 2110  4.67%
Reeded Edge 2106  4.66%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2103  4.65%
Coin Silver 1975  4.37%
Encapsulated Coin 1963  4.34%
Reverse Cameo 1951  4.32%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1803  3.99%
Flyspecks 1714  3.79%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1637  3.62%
Clad Coinage 1623  3.59%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1592  3.52%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1549  3.43%
Buffing (whizzed) 1317  2.91%
Hard Times Tokens 1289  2.85%