Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 511537 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) 32177  13.86%
Silver Clad 24081  10.38%
BN 15039  6.48%
Encapsulated Coin 14439  6.22%
RB 13055  5.63%
Slabbed Coins 12555  5.41%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10931  4.71%
Coin Silver 10874  4.69%
Reeded Edge 10199  4.39%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10108  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9715  4.19%
PQ 8653  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8642  3.72%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8320  3.58%
High Relief 8134  3.50%
Obverse or Face side 7800  3.36%
Rarity 7045  3.04%
Incuse 6870  2.96%
Reverse Cameo 6739  2.90%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6641  2.86%