Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 550958 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) 34059  13.83%
Silver Clad 25180  10.22%
BN 15631  6.35%
Encapsulated Coin 15042  6.11%
RB 13878  5.64%
Slabbed Coins 13674  5.55%
Coin Silver 11613  4.72%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11445  4.65%
Reeded Edge 10782  4.38%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10558  4.29%
PF (PF60, PF70) 10533  4.28%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9300  3.78%
PQ 9276  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8839  3.59%
High Relief 8704  3.53%
Obverse or Face side 8162  3.31%
Incuse 7894  3.21%
Rarity 7565  3.07%
Reverse Cameo 7087  2.88%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7032  2.86%