Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 501923 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) 31686  13.88%
Silver Clad 23827  10.44%
BN 14877  6.52%
Encapsulated Coin 14254  6.24%
RB 12859  5.63%
Slabbed Coins 12262  5.37%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10783  4.72%
Coin Silver 10686  4.68%
Reeded Edge 10042  4.40%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9949  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9529  4.17%
PQ 8494  3.72%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8464  3.71%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8176  3.58%
High Relief 8002  3.50%
Obverse or Face side 7687  3.37%
Rarity 6914  3.03%
Reverse Cameo 6624  2.90%
Incuse 6597  2.89%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6531  2.86%