Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 530074 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) 33099  13.86%
Silver Clad 24647  10.32%
BN 15320  6.42%
Encapsulated Coin 14727  6.17%
RB 13409  5.62%
Slabbed Coins 13100  5.49%
Coin Silver 11225  4.70%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11156  4.67%
Reeded Edge 10464  4.38%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10315  4.32%
PF (PF60, PF70) 10077  4.22%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8952  3.75%
PQ 8947  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8518  3.57%
High Relief 8385  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7981  3.34%
Incuse 7413  3.10%
Rarity 7291  3.05%
Reverse Cameo 6907  2.89%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6819  2.86%