Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 512239 search inquires.

Selected term: PF (PF60, PF70)
Explanation: Proof: Type of coin production and/or Grade. Contrasts with business strike

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 32222  13.87%
Silver Clad 24109  10.37%
BN 15060  6.48%
Encapsulated Coin 14454  6.22%
RB 13072  5.62%
Slabbed Coins 12587  5.42%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10943  4.71%
Coin Silver 10888  4.69%
Reeded Edge 10217  4.40%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10125  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9737  4.19%
PQ 8672  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8657  3.73%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8332  3.59%
High Relief 8147  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7811  3.36%
Rarity 7057  3.04%
Incuse 6901  2.97%
Reverse Cameo 6751  2.90%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6652  2.86%