Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 215904 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) 13428  12.83%
Silver Clad 11188  10.69%
BN 8326  7.96%
Encapsulated Coin 6654  6.36%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5681  5.43%
RB 5604  5.36%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 5457  5.21%
Reeded Edge 4751  4.54%
Obverse or Face side 4540  4.34%
Coin Silver 4513  4.31%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4395  4.20%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4220  4.03%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3693  3.53%
PQ 3691  3.53%
Reverse Cameo 3625  3.46%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3139  3.00%
Clad Coinage 3125  2.99%
High Relief 2975  2.84%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2919  2.79%
Flyspecks 2683  2.56%