Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 278469 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) 18871  13.93%
Silver Clad 15116  11.16%
BN 10106  7.46%
Encapsulated Coin 8672  6.40%
RB 7629  5.63%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 6911  5.10%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 6729  4.97%
Reeded Edge 5881  4.34%
Coin Silver 5770  4.26%
PF (PF60, PF70) 5477  4.04%
Obverse or Face side 5203  3.84%
PR (PR60, PR70) 5100  3.76%
PQ 4842  3.57%
MS (MS60-MS70) 4663  3.44%
High Relief 4549  3.36%
Slabbed Coins 4526  3.34%
Reverse Cameo 4262  3.15%
Clad Coinage 3818  2.82%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 3725  2.75%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 3575  2.64%