Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 260228 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) 17564  13.81%
Silver Clad 14112  11.10%
BN 9594  7.54%
Encapsulated Coin 8168  6.42%
RB 7018  5.52%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 6533  5.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6450  5.07%
Reeded Edge 5520  4.34%
Coin Silver 5402  4.25%
PF (PF60, PF70) 5199  4.09%
Obverse or Face side 5015  3.94%
PR (PR60, PR70) 4861  3.82%
PQ 4478  3.52%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4375  3.44%
Reverse Cameo 4101  3.23%
High Relief 4074  3.20%
Slabbed Coins 3945  3.10%
Clad Coinage 3621  2.85%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3563  2.80%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3396  2.67%