Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 360888 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) 24393  14.10%
Silver Clad 19501  11.28%
BN 12127  7.01%
Encapsulated Coin 10951  6.33%
RB 9745  5.63%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 8487  4.91%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 7922  4.58%
Coin Silver 7591  4.39%
Slabbed Coins 7545  4.36%
Reeded Edge 7534  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 6934  4.01%
PQ 6389  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 6242  3.61%
Obverse or Face side 6125  3.54%
High Relief 5955  3.44%
MS (MS60-MS70) 5918  3.42%
Reverse Cameo 5131  2.97%
Rarity 4904  2.84%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 4838  2.80%
Clad Coinage 4650  2.69%