Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 478872 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) 30573  13.89%
Silver Clad 23310  10.59%
BN 14530  6.60%
Encapsulated Coin 13801  6.27%
RB 12426  5.64%
Slabbed Coins 11604  5.27%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10473  4.76%
Coin Silver 10298  4.68%
Reeded Edge 9649  4.38%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9643  4.38%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9105  4.14%
PQ 8129  3.69%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8030  3.65%
PR (PR60, PR70) 7869  3.57%
High Relief 7732  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7450  3.38%
Rarity 6607  3.00%
Reverse Cameo 6419  2.92%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6272  2.85%
Clad Coinage 6165  2.80%