Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 200020 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) 11844  12.22%
Silver Clad 10391  10.72%
BN 7787  8.03%
Encapsulated Coin 6074  6.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5354  5.52%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 5091  5.25%
RB 5090  5.25%
Reeded Edge 4449  4.59%
Obverse or Face side 4414  4.55%
Coin Silver 4206  4.34%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4043  4.17%
PR (PR60, PR70) 3925  4.05%
Reverse Cameo 3478  3.59%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3441  3.55%
PQ 3391  3.50%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3008  3.10%
Clad Coinage 2929  3.02%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2756  2.84%
High Relief 2652  2.74%
Flyspecks 2565  2.65%