Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 207664 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) 12669  12.57%
Silver Clad 10786  10.71%
BN 8035  7.97%
Encapsulated Coin 6360  6.31%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5516  5.47%
RB 5363  5.32%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 5273  5.23%
Reeded Edge 4598  4.56%
Obverse or Face side 4483  4.45%
Coin Silver 4367  4.33%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4219  4.19%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4067  4.04%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3557  3.53%
Reverse Cameo 3554  3.53%
PQ 3534  3.51%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3074  3.05%
Clad Coinage 3019  3.00%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2845  2.82%
High Relief 2796  2.78%
Flyspecks 2622  2.60%