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) 27805  13.95%
Silver Clad 21840  10.95%
BN 13542  6.79%
Encapsulated Coin 12534  6.29%
RB 11267  5.65%
Slabbed Coins 9814  4.92%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 9610  4.82%
Coin Silver 9104  4.57%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 8857  4.44%
Reeded Edge 8698  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 8098  4.06%
PQ 7301  3.66%
PR (PR60, PR70) 7117  3.57%
MS (MS60-MS70) 7022  3.52%
High Relief 6920  3.47%
Obverse or Face side 6866  3.44%
Reverse Cameo 5894  2.96%
Rarity 5874  2.95%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5626  2.82%
Clad Coinage 5437  2.73%