Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 187428 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) 10723  11.83%
Silver Clad 9846  10.86%
BN 7289  8.04%
Encapsulated Coin 5587  6.16%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 5052  5.57%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 4799  5.29%
RB 4706  5.19%
Obverse or Face side 4292  4.73%
Reeded Edge 4121  4.54%
Coin Silver 3965  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 3729  4.11%
PR (PR60, PR70) 3713  4.09%
Reverse Cameo 3338  3.68%
MS (MS60-MS70) 3220  3.55%
PQ 3091  3.41%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 2906  3.20%
Clad Coinage 2787  3.07%
Deep Mirror Prooflike (DPML) 2623  2.89%
Flyspecks 2478  2.73%
High Relief 2387  2.63%