Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 529219 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) 33063  13.86%
Silver Clad 24625  10.33%
BN 15306  6.42%
Encapsulated Coin 14711  6.17%
RB 13398  5.62%
Slabbed Coins 13074  5.48%
Coin Silver 11208  4.70%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11148  4.67%
Reeded Edge 10459  4.39%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10307  4.32%
PF (PF60, PF70) 10065  4.22%
PQ 8938  3.75%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8935  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8510  3.57%
High Relief 8375  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7974  3.34%
Incuse 7391  3.10%
Rarity 7279  3.05%
Reverse Cameo 6901  2.89%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6811  2.86%