Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 80490 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 4294  9.81%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 3532  8.07%
BN 3290  7.52%
Obverse or Face side 3257  7.44%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2449  5.60%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2293  5.24%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2139  4.89%
Encapsulated Coin 2101  4.80%
Reeded Edge 2065  4.72%
Reverse Cameo 2021  4.62%
Coin Silver 1888  4.31%
Flyspecks 1799  4.11%
Clad Coinage 1722  3.93%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1694  3.87%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1650  3.77%
RB 1637  3.74%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1602  3.66%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1501  3.43%
Hard Times Tokens 1442  3.29%
Buffing (whizzed) 1346  3.08%