Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 561288 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) 34555  13.81%
Silver Clad 25402  10.15%
BN 15783  6.31%
Encapsulated Coin 15227  6.08%
RB 14138  5.65%
Slabbed Coins 14015  5.60%
Coin Silver 11824  4.72%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 11604  4.64%
Reeded Edge 10957  4.38%
PF (PF60, PF70) 10768  4.30%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10706  4.28%
PQ 9471  3.78%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9444  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9055  3.62%
High Relief 8830  3.53%
Obverse or Face side 8250  3.30%
Incuse 8163  3.26%
Rarity 7703  3.08%
Reverse Cameo 7181  2.87%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7136  2.85%