Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 301163 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) 20471  14.12%
Silver Clad 16363  11.29%
BN 10629  7.33%
Encapsulated Coin 9258  6.39%
RB 8254  5.69%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 7364  5.08%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 7010  4.83%
Reeded Edge 6330  4.37%
Coin Silver 6218  4.29%
PF (PF60, PF70) 5861  4.04%
Obverse or Face side 5408  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 5355  3.69%
Slabbed Coins 5247  3.62%
PQ 5193  3.58%
High Relief 4963  3.42%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4954  3.42%
Reverse Cameo 4444  3.07%
Clad Coinage 4002  2.76%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3910  2.70%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3748  2.59%