Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 97368 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 5647  11.02%
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 4966  9.69%
BN 4038  7.88%
Obverse or Face side 3241  6.33%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 2866  5.59%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 2784  5.43%
RB 2504  4.89%
Reeded Edge 2386  4.66%
PR (PR60, PR70) 2323  4.53%
Coin Silver 2256  4.40%
Encapsulated Coin 2211  4.32%
Reverse Cameo 2180  4.25%
PF (PF60, PF70) 2022  3.95%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 1826  3.56%
Flyspecks 1812  3.54%
MS (MS60-MS70) 1810  3.53%
Clad Coinage 1784  3.48%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 1713  3.34%
Buffing (whizzed) 1425  2.78%
Hard Times Tokens 1410  2.75%