Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 424210 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) 27746  13.94%
Silver Clad 21811  10.96%
BN 13525  6.80%
Encapsulated Coin 12517  6.29%
RB 11248  5.65%
Slabbed Coins 9789  4.92%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 9596  4.82%
Coin Silver 9083  4.56%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 8839  4.44%
Reeded Edge 8685  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 8072  4.06%
PQ 7289  3.66%
PR (PR60, PR70) 7105  3.57%
MS (MS60-MS70) 7007  3.52%
High Relief 6905  3.47%
Obverse or Face side 6855  3.44%
Reverse Cameo 5880  2.95%
Rarity 5866  2.95%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5616  2.82%
Clad Coinage 5421  2.72%