Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 151983 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 8407  11.14%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 8306  11.00%
BN 6149  8.15%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 4259  5.64%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 4048  5.36%
Encapsulated Coin 4031  5.34%
Obverse or Face side 3922  5.20%
RB 3713  4.92%
Reeded Edge 3486  4.62%
Coin Silver 3402  4.51%
PR (PR60, PR70) 3185  4.22%
PF (PF60, PF70) 3035  4.02%
Reverse Cameo 2984  3.95%
MS (MS60-MS70) 2707  3.59%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 2539  3.36%
Clad Coinage 2468  3.27%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2331  3.09%
PQ 2282  3.02%
Flyspecks 2274  3.01%
Buffing (whizzed) 1891  2.51%