Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 91310 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 4867  9.77%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 4193  8.42%
BN 3830  7.69%
Obverse or Face side 3480  6.98%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2729  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2635  5.29%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2468  4.95%
Encapsulated Coin 2442  4.90%
Reeded Edge 2345  4.71%
Reverse Cameo 2311  4.64%
Coin Silver 2177  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 1969  3.95%
Flyspecks 1967  3.95%
Clad Coinage 1964  3.94%
RB 1861  3.73%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1835  3.68%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1799  3.61%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1720  3.45%
Hard Times Tokens 1655  3.32%
Buffing (whizzed) 1555  3.12%