Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 435865 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) 28392  13.91%
Silver Clad 22211  10.88%
BN 13795  6.76%
Encapsulated Coin 12808  6.27%
RB 11543  5.65%
Slabbed Coins 10207  5.00%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 9818  4.81%
Coin Silver 9419  4.61%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9043  4.43%
Reeded Edge 8909  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 8328  4.08%
PQ 7488  3.67%
PR (PR60, PR70) 7292  3.57%
MS (MS60-MS70) 7244  3.55%
High Relief 7111  3.48%
Obverse or Face side 6995  3.43%
Rarity 6042  2.96%
Reverse Cameo 6020  2.95%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5780  2.83%
Clad Coinage 5615  2.75%