Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 401208 search inquires.

Selected term: RB
Explanation: Red-Brown: Color grade for uncirculated copper coins (BN, RB, or RD)

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 26531  14.03%
Silver Clad 20949  11.08%
BN 12968  6.86%
Encapsulated Coin 11960  6.32%
RB 10653  5.63%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 9216  4.87%
Slabbed Coins 8877  4.69%
Coin Silver 8502  4.50%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 8499  4.49%
Reeded Edge 8265  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 7654  4.05%
PQ 6927  3.66%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6777  3.58%
MS (MS60-MS70) 6605  3.49%
Obverse or Face side 6571  3.47%
High Relief 6548  3.46%
Reverse Cameo 5575  2.95%
Rarity 5488  2.90%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5312  2.81%
Clad Coinage 5098  2.70%