Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 332506 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) 22628  14.10%
Silver Clad 18086  11.27%
BN 11476  7.15%
Encapsulated Coin 10259  6.39%
RB 9149  5.70%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 8005  4.99%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 7535  4.70%
Reeded Edge 6950  4.33%
Coin Silver 6917  4.31%
PF (PF60, PF70) 6459  4.03%
Slabbed Coins 6449  4.02%
PR (PR60, PR70) 5880  3.66%
PQ 5865  3.66%
Obverse or Face side 5820  3.63%
High Relief 5536  3.45%
MS (MS60-MS70) 5450  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 4861  3.03%
Rarity 4438  2.77%
Clad Coinage 4369  2.72%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 4298  2.68%