Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 186535 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) 10686  11.82%
Silver Clad 9812  10.85%
BN 7265  8.04%
Encapsulated Coin 5561  6.15%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5035  5.57%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 4790  5.30%
RB 4693  5.19%
Obverse or Face side 4285  4.74%
Reeded Edge 4106  4.54%
Coin Silver 3955  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 3714  4.11%
PR (PR60, PR70) 3703  4.10%
Reverse Cameo 3329  3.68%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3206  3.55%
PQ 3081  3.41%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 2895  3.20%
Clad Coinage 2775  3.07%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2614  2.89%
Flyspecks 2469  2.73%
High Relief 2377  2.63%