Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 370717 search inquires.

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

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 24922  14.10%
Silver Clad 19845  11.23%
BN 12291  6.96%
Encapsulated Coin 11183  6.33%
RB 9957  5.63%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 8660  4.90%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 8052  4.56%
Slabbed Coins 7911  4.48%
Coin Silver 7818  4.42%
Reeded Edge 7693  4.35%
PF (PF60, PF70) 7081  4.01%
PQ 6524  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6359  3.60%
Obverse or Face side 6222  3.52%
High Relief 6092  3.45%
MS (MS60-MS70) 6054  3.43%
Reverse Cameo 5224  2.96%
Rarity 5030  2.85%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 4939  2.79%
Clad Coinage 4745  2.69%