Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Selected term: BN
Explanation: Brown: Color grade for uncirculated copper coins

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 36564  13.73%
Silver Clad 26322  9.89%
BN 16487  6.19%
Encapsulated Coin 15893  5.97%
Slabbed Coins 15266  5.73%
RB 14966  5.62%
Coin Silver 12533  4.71%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12192  4.58%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11739  4.41%
Reeded Edge 11586  4.35%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11324  4.25%
PQ 10103  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10013  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9837  3.69%
High Relief 9317  3.50%
Incuse 9097  3.42%
Obverse or Face side 8607  3.23%
Coin drop 8481  3.19%
Rarity 8212  3.08%
Reverse Cameo 7608  2.86%