Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 289259 search inquires.

Selected term: Krause
Explanation: A numismatic publishing company (Krause Publications); this company's Standard Catalog of World Coins

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 19655  14.02%
Silver Clad 15672  11.18%
BN 10370  7.40%
Encapsulated Coin 8944  6.38%
RB 7983  5.69%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 7119  5.08%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6869  4.90%
Reeded Edge 6122  4.37%
Coin Silver 6021  4.30%
PF (PF60, PF70) 5652  4.03%
Obverse or Face side 5297  3.78%
PR (PR60, PR70) 5218  3.72%
PQ 5038  3.59%
Slabbed Coins 4865  3.47%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4813  3.43%
High Relief 4788  3.42%
Reverse Cameo 4341  3.10%
Clad Coinage 3897  2.78%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3815  2.72%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3645  2.60%