Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 177069 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) 9966  11.55%
Silver Clad 9412  10.91%
BN 6968  8.08%
Encapsulated Coin 5178  6.00%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 4825  5.59%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 4585  5.32%
RB 4467  5.18%
Obverse or Face side 4184  4.85%
Reeded Edge 3926  4.55%
Coin Silver 3813  4.42%
PR (PR60, PR70) 3552  4.12%
PF (PF60, PF70) 3550  4.12%
Reverse Cameo 3233  3.75%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3069  3.56%
PQ 2895  3.36%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 2792  3.24%
Clad Coinage 2705  3.14%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2544  2.95%
Flyspecks 2405  2.79%
High Relief 2145  2.49%