Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 66022 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 3648  10.12%
Obverse or Face side 2822  7.83%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 2812  7.80%
BN 2660  7.38%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2076  5.76%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 1877  5.20%
PR (PR60, PR70) 1742  4.83%
Reeded Edge 1687  4.68%
Encapsulated Coin 1616  4.48%
Reverse Cameo 1607  4.46%
RB 1559  4.32%
Flyspecks 1558  4.32%
Coin Silver 1550  4.30%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1403  3.89%
Clad Coinage 1364  3.78%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1308  3.63%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1305  3.62%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1294  3.59%
Hard Times Tokens 1098  3.04%
Buffing (whizzed) 1074  2.98%