Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 537183 search inquires.

Random term: Bilingual
Explanation: Refers to the inscription on a coin that is in two languages

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 33420  13.85%
Silver Clad 24843  10.30%
BN 15419  6.39%
Encapsulated Coin 14827  6.15%
RB 13534  5.61%
Slabbed Coins 13269  5.50%
Coin Silver 11347  4.70%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11247  4.66%
Reeded Edge 10566  4.38%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10389  4.31%
PF (PF60, PF70) 10218  4.24%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9082  3.76%
PQ 9034  3.74%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8617  3.57%
High Relief 8467  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 8040  3.33%
Incuse 7559  3.13%
Rarity 7392  3.06%
Reverse Cameo 6975  2.89%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6888  2.86%