Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 208684 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) 12747  12.59%
Silver Clad 10814  10.68%
BN 8057  7.96%
Encapsulated Coin 6392  6.31%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5535  5.47%
RB 5382  5.32%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 5296  5.23%
Reeded Edge 4614  4.56%
Obverse or Face side 4491  4.44%
Coin Silver 4382  4.33%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4231  4.18%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4081  4.03%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3569  3.52%
Reverse Cameo 3565  3.52%
PQ 3545  3.50%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3087  3.05%
Clad Coinage 3034  3.00%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2863  2.83%
High Relief 2813  2.78%
Flyspecks 2630  2.60%