Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 383028 search inquires.

Random term: Cash
Explanation: A chinese unit of coinage, usually base metal. Also any money in the form of notes or coins

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 25576  14.08%
Silver Clad 20312  11.18%
BN 12548  6.91%
Encapsulated Coin 11497  6.33%
RB 10196  5.61%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 8882  4.89%
Slabbed Coins 8280  4.56%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 8241  4.54%
Coin Silver 8098  4.46%
Reeded Edge 7910  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 7303  4.02%
PQ 6696  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6518  3.59%
Obverse or Face side 6367  3.51%
MS (MS60-MS70) 6270  3.45%
High Relief 6268  3.45%
Reverse Cameo 5361  2.95%
Rarity 5210  2.87%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5098  2.81%
Clad Coinage 4900  2.70%