Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 277949 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) 18828  13.92%
Silver Clad 15090  11.16%
BN 10089  7.46%
Encapsulated Coin 8658  6.40%
RB 7608  5.63%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 6904  5.11%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6725  4.97%
Reeded Edge 5874  4.34%
Coin Silver 5760  4.26%
PF (PF60, PF70) 5476  4.05%
Obverse or Face side 5201  3.85%
PR (PR60, PR70) 5092  3.77%
PQ 4836  3.58%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4658  3.44%
High Relief 4541  3.36%
Slabbed Coins 4506  3.33%
Reverse Cameo 4260  3.15%
Clad Coinage 3816  2.82%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3724  2.75%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3573  2.64%