Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 245162 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) 16404  13.69%
Silver Clad 13116  10.95%
BN 9244  7.72%
Encapsulated Coin 7678  6.41%
RB 6595  5.50%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6216  5.19%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 6132  5.12%
Reeded Edge 5254  4.39%
Coin Silver 5074  4.24%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4928  4.11%
Obverse or Face side 4832  4.03%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4650  3.88%
PQ 4233  3.53%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4152  3.47%
Reverse Cameo 3939  3.29%
High Relief 3667  3.06%
Slabbed Coins 3501  2.92%
Clad Coinage 3465  2.89%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3400  2.84%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3220  2.69%