Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 448757 search inquires.

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

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 29062  13.89%
Silver Clad 22582  10.79%
BN 14047  6.71%
Encapsulated Coin 13148  6.28%
RB 11833  5.65%
Slabbed Coins 10688  5.11%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10024  4.79%
Coin Silver 9730  4.65%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9220  4.41%
Reeded Edge 9130  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 8569  4.09%
PQ 7672  3.67%
MS (MS60-MS70) 7483  3.58%
PR (PR60, PR70) 7465  3.57%
High Relief 7339  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7137  3.41%
Rarity 6213  2.97%
Reverse Cameo 6153  2.94%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5964  2.85%
Clad Coinage 5779  2.76%