Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 60025 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 3281  9.94%
Obverse or Face side 2730  8.27%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 2436  7.38%
BN 2390  7.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 1899  5.75%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 1718  5.21%
PR (PR60, PR70) 1622  4.92%
Reeded Edge 1543  4.68%
Flyspecks 1501  4.55%
Reverse Cameo 1487  4.51%
Encapsulated Coin 1476  4.47%
Coin Silver 1405  4.26%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1290  3.91%
RB 1287  3.9%
Clad Coinage 1281  3.88%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1210  3.67%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1196  3.62%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1192  3.61%
Hard Times Tokens 1021  3.09%
Buffing (whizzed) 998  3.02%