Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 572917 search inquires.

Selected term: PR (PR60, PR70)
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) 35136  13.79%
Silver Clad 25697  10.08%
BN 15987  6.27%
Encapsulated Coin 15449  6.06%
RB 14409  5.65%
Slabbed Coins 14388  5.64%
Coin Silver 12059  4.73%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11781  4.62%
Reeded Edge 11128  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11113  4.36%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10889  4.27%
PQ 9679  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9633  3.78%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9319  3.66%
High Relief 8971  3.52%
Incuse 8437  3.31%
Obverse or Face side 8356  3.28%
Rarity 7858  3.08%
Reverse Cameo 7288  2.86%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7275  2.85%