Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 75441 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 4050  9.83%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 3253  7.90%
Obverse or Face side 3171  7.70%
BN 3081  7.48%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2309  5.60%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2151  5.22%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2011  4.88%
Encapsulated Coin 1939  4.71%
Reeded Edge 1924  4.67%
Reverse Cameo 1884  4.57%
Coin Silver 1765  4.28%
Flyspecks 1743  4.23%
Clad Coinage 1634  3.97%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1583  3.84%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1565  3.80%
RB 1546  3.75%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1525  3.70%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1437  3.49%
Hard Times Tokens 1358  3.30%
Buffing (whizzed) 1262  3.06%