Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 612022 search inquires.

Selected term: Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML)
Explanation: Having highly reflective mirrorlike fields, similar to a coin struck as a Proof

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 36698  13.72%
Silver Clad 26395  9.87%
BN 16533  6.18%
Encapsulated Coin 15945  5.96%
Slabbed Coins 15356  5.74%
RB 15046  5.63%
Coin Silver 12589  4.71%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12248  4.58%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11816  4.42%
Reeded Edge 11635  4.35%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11374  4.25%
PQ 10147  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10060  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9885  3.70%
High Relief 9369  3.50%
Incuse 9168  3.43%
Obverse or Face side 8634  3.23%
Coin drop 8546  3.20%
Rarity 8250  3.09%
Reverse Cameo 7643  2.86%