Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 390824 search inquires.

Selected term: Ultra Cameo (UCAM)
Explanation: High grade proof

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 25956  14.06%
Silver Clad 20577  11.15%
BN 12724  6.89%
Encapsulated Coin 11719  6.35%
RB 10387  5.63%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 9000  4.88%
Slabbed Coins 8510  4.61%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 8328  4.51%
Coin Silver 8262  4.48%
Reeded Edge 8060  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 7449  4.04%
PQ 6775  3.67%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6613  3.58%
Obverse or Face side 6431  3.48%
MS (MS60-MS70) 6415  3.48%
High Relief 6377  3.45%
Reverse Cameo 5436  2.94%
Rarity 5315  2.88%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5170  2.80%
Clad Coinage 4960  2.69%