Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random term: CCE
Explanation: Certified Coin Exchange

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 13435  12.83%
Silver Clad 11193  10.69%
BN 8330  7.96%
Encapsulated Coin 6660  6.36%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5684  5.43%
RB 5610  5.36%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 5461  5.22%
Reeded Edge 4751  4.54%
Obverse or Face side 4540  4.34%
Coin Silver 4517  4.31%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4395  4.20%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4221  4.03%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3694  3.53%
PQ 3691  3.53%
Reverse Cameo 3626  3.46%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3140  3.00%
Clad Coinage 3125  2.99%
High Relief 2977  2.84%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2920  2.79%
Flyspecks 2683  2.56%