Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 77976 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 4402  10.43%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 3705  8.78%
BN 3179  7.53%
Obverse or Face side 2986  7.07%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2389  5.66%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2235  5.29%
PR (PR60, PR70) 1984  4.70%
Reeded Edge 1974  4.68%
RB 1954  4.63%
Encapsulated Coin 1848  4.38%
Coin Silver 1835  4.35%
Reverse Cameo 1835  4.35%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1683  3.99%
Flyspecks 1671  3.96%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1543  3.65%
Clad Coinage 1526  3.61%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1497  3.55%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1478  3.50%
Buffing (whizzed) 1229  2.91%
Hard Times Tokens 1227  2.91%