Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 446293 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) 28944  13.89%
Silver Clad 22512  10.80%
BN 14013  6.73%
Encapsulated Coin 13070  6.27%
RB 11785  5.66%
Slabbed Coins 10603  5.09%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 9984  4.79%
Coin Silver 9686  4.65%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9187  4.41%
Reeded Edge 9082  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 8532  4.10%
PQ 7641  3.67%
MS (MS60-MS70) 7434  3.57%
PR (PR60, PR70) 7432  3.57%
High Relief 7306  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7114  3.41%
Rarity 6174  2.96%
Reverse Cameo 6128  2.94%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 5941  2.85%
Clad Coinage 5747  2.76%