Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 641528 search inquires.

Random title: Brilliant Uncirculated (BU)
Explanation: A descriptive term used to indicate an uncirculated coin that still retains a lot of the brilliant luster. Not a heavily toned coin

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37624  13.31%
Silver Clad 26914  9.52%
Coin Silver 19069  6.75%
BN 16927  5.99%
Encapsulated Coin 16330  5.78%
Slabbed Coins 15962  5.65%
RB 15507  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12659  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12300  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12073  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11785  4.17%
PQ 10547  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10471  3.71%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10353  3.66%
High Relief 9737  3.45%
Incuse 9660  3.42%
Coin drop 8991  3.18%
Obverse or Face side 8956  3.17%
Rarity 8705  3.08%
Reverse Cameo 8029  2.84%