Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 87485 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 4654  9.74%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 3980  8.33%
BN 3657  7.65%
Obverse or Face side 3414  7.15%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2636  5.52%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2518  5.27%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2359  4.94%
Encapsulated Coin 2326  4.87%
Reeded Edge 2235  4.68%
Reverse Cameo 2219  4.64%
Coin Silver 2084  4.36%
Flyspecks 1907  3.99%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1877  3.93%
Clad Coinage 1866  3.91%
RB 1784  3.73%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1778  3.72%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1713  3.59%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1641  3.43%
Hard Times Tokens 1578  3.30%
Buffing (whizzed) 1474  3.09%