Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 199760 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) 11823  12.22%
Silver Clad 10382  10.73%
BN 7777  8.04%
Encapsulated Coin 6069  6.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5349  5.53%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 5081  5.25%
RB 5080  5.25%
Reeded Edge 4444  4.59%
Obverse or Face side 4412  4.56%
Coin Silver 4202  4.34%
PF (PF60, PF70) 4037  4.17%
PR (PR60, PR70) 3922  4.05%
Reverse Cameo 3476  3.59%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3439  3.55%
PQ 3388  3.50%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3005  3.10%
Clad Coinage 2928  3.03%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2753  2.84%
High Relief 2649  2.74%
Flyspecks 2563  2.65%