Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 392917 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) 26081  14.07%
Silver Clad 20651  11.14%
BN 12776  6.89%
Encapsulated Coin 11762  6.34%
RB 10432  5.63%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 9044  4.88%
Slabbed Coins 8586  4.63%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 8365  4.51%
Coin Silver 8302  4.48%
Reeded Edge 8100  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 7491  4.04%
PQ 6809  3.67%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6651  3.59%
Obverse or Face side 6463  3.49%
MS (MS60-MS70) 6455  3.48%
High Relief 6405  3.45%
Reverse Cameo 5460  2.95%
Rarity 5350  2.89%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5208  2.81%
Clad Coinage 4990  2.69%