Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 611492 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) 36679  13.73%
Silver Clad 26378  9.87%
BN 16526  6.19%
Encapsulated Coin 15937  5.96%
Slabbed Coins 15347  5.74%
RB 15038  5.63%
Coin Silver 12581  4.71%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12242  4.58%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11807  4.42%
Reeded Edge 11630  4.35%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11361  4.25%
PQ 10141  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10055  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9880  3.70%
High Relief 9365  3.51%
Incuse 9154  3.43%
Obverse or Face side 8630  3.23%
Coin drop 8537  3.20%
Rarity 8242  3.08%
Reverse Cameo 7638  2.86%