Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 296247 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) 20120  14.08%
Silver Clad 16081  11.25%
BN 10529  7.37%
Encapsulated Coin 9128  6.39%
RB 8145  5.70%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 7221  5.05%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6942  4.86%
Reeded Edge 6232  4.36%
Coin Silver 6137  4.29%
PF (PF60, PF70) 5762  4.03%
Obverse or Face side 5361  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 5301  3.71%
PQ 5124  3.59%
Slabbed Coins 5086  3.56%
High Relief 4898  3.43%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4896  3.43%
Reverse Cameo 4389  3.07%
Clad Coinage 3956  2.77%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3868  2.71%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3702  2.59%