Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 504212 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) 31798  13.88%
Silver Clad 23885  10.42%
BN 14921  6.51%
Encapsulated Coin 14298  6.24%
RB 12909  5.63%
Slabbed Coins 12339  5.39%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10825  4.72%
Coin Silver 10724  4.68%
Reeded Edge 10068  4.39%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9983  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9572  4.18%
PQ 8530  3.72%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8507  3.71%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8212  3.58%
High Relief 8037  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7710  3.36%
Rarity 6941  3.03%
Incuse 6656  2.90%
Reverse Cameo 6646  2.90%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6560  2.86%