Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 243569 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) 16296  13.68%
Silver Clad 13034  10.94%
BN 9197  7.72%
Encapsulated Coin 7636  6.41%
RB 6538  5.49%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6196  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 6104  5.12%
Reeded Edge 5224  4.39%
Coin Silver 5045  4.24%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4905  4.12%
Obverse or Face side 4821  4.05%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4630  3.89%
PQ 4211  3.54%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4135  3.47%
Reverse Cameo 3927  3.30%
High Relief 3635  3.05%
Slabbed Coins 3466  2.91%
Clad Coinage 3449  2.90%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3390  2.85%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3204  2.69%