Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 259469 search inquires.

Selected term: Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM)
Explanation: High grade proof

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 17518  13.81%
Silver Clad 14078  11.10%
BN 9589  7.56%
Encapsulated Coin 8150  6.43%
RB 7007  5.53%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 6514  5.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6442  5.08%
Reeded Edge 5512  4.35%
Coin Silver 5389  4.25%
PF (PF60, PF70) 5190  4.09%
Obverse or Face side 5008  3.95%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4856  3.83%
PQ 4468  3.52%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4369  3.45%
Reverse Cameo 4097  3.23%
High Relief 4057  3.20%
Slabbed Coins 3927  3.10%
Clad Coinage 3615  2.85%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3555  2.80%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3389  2.67%