Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 574803 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) 35202  13.78%
Silver Clad 25731  10.07%
BN 16017  6.27%
Encapsulated Coin 15476  6.06%
Slabbed Coins 14455  5.66%
RB 14438  5.65%
Coin Silver 12088  4.73%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11797  4.62%
Reeded Edge 11149  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11147  4.36%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10917  4.27%
PQ 9709  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9661  3.78%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9349  3.66%
High Relief 8991  3.52%
Incuse 8483  3.32%
Obverse or Face side 8369  3.28%
Rarity 7868  3.08%
Reverse Cameo 7296  2.86%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7286  2.85%