Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 550435 search inquires.

Selected term: MS (MS60-MS70)
Explanation: Mint State. (Uncirculated, business strike): Grade

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 34012  13.82%
Silver Clad 25163  10.23%
BN 15622  6.35%
Encapsulated Coin 15034  6.11%
RB 13856  5.63%
Slabbed Coins 13645  5.55%
Coin Silver 11602  4.72%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11435  4.65%
Reeded Edge 10775  4.38%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10551  4.29%
PF (PF60, PF70) 10523  4.28%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9288  3.77%
PQ 9265  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8829  3.59%
High Relief 8693  3.53%
Obverse or Face side 8154  3.31%
Incuse 7874  3.20%
Rarity 7556  3.07%
Reverse Cameo 7079  2.88%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7022  2.85%