Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 393206 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) 26082  14.06%
Silver Clad 20652  11.13%
BN 12776  6.89%
Encapsulated Coin 11763  6.34%
RB 10432  5.62%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 9045  4.88%
Slabbed Coins 8587  4.63%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 8365  4.51%
Coin Silver 8302  4.48%
Reeded Edge 8100  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 7492  4.04%
PQ 6810  3.67%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6652  3.59%
Obverse or Face side 6463  3.48%
MS (MS60-MS70) 6456  3.48%
High Relief 6405  3.45%
Reverse Cameo 5461  2.94%
Rarity 5351  2.88%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5208  2.81%
Clad Coinage 4990  2.69%