Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 527821 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) 32977  13.86%
Silver Clad 24581  10.33%
BN 15281  6.42%
Encapsulated Coin 14682  6.17%
RB 13359  5.61%
Slabbed Coins 13032  5.48%
Coin Silver 11168  4.69%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11127  4.68%
Reeded Edge 10432  4.38%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10297  4.33%
PF (PF60, PF70) 10037  4.22%
PQ 8911  3.75%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8910  3.74%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8488  3.57%
High Relief 8352  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7960  3.35%
Incuse 7362  3.09%
Rarity 7259  3.05%
Reverse Cameo 6889  2.90%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6792  2.85%