Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 260990 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) 17625  13.82%
Silver Clad 14149  11.10%
BN 9617  7.54%
Encapsulated Coin 8197  6.43%
RB 7040  5.52%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 6550  5.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6471  5.07%
Reeded Edge 5537  4.34%
Coin Silver 5419  4.25%
PF (PF60, PF70) 5215  4.09%
Obverse or Face side 5027  3.94%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4877  3.82%
PQ 4493  3.52%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4389  3.44%
Reverse Cameo 4112  3.22%
High Relief 4097  3.21%
Slabbed Coins 3965  3.11%
Clad Coinage 3628  2.85%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3574  2.80%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3407  2.67%