Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 207807 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) 12689  12.58%
Silver Clad 10792  10.70%
BN 8043  7.98%
Encapsulated Coin 6368  6.31%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5520  5.47%
RB 5372  5.33%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 5276  5.23%
Reeded Edge 4604  4.57%
Obverse or Face side 4484  4.45%
Coin Silver 4370  4.33%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4222  4.19%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4070  4.04%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3560  3.53%
Reverse Cameo 3556  3.53%
PQ 3537  3.51%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3077  3.05%
Clad Coinage 3023  3.00%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2851  2.83%
High Relief 2800  2.78%
Flyspecks 2624  2.60%