Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 489894 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) 31159  13.90%
Silver Clad 23558  10.51%
BN 14727  6.57%
Encapsulated Coin 14049  6.27%
RB 12643  5.64%
Slabbed Coins 11908  5.31%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10621  4.74%
Coin Silver 10486  4.68%
Reeded Edge 9826  4.38%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9804  4.37%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9321  4.16%
PQ 8310  3.71%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8238  3.67%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8031  3.58%
High Relief 7870  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7584  3.38%
Rarity 6757  3.01%
Reverse Cameo 6526  2.91%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6407  2.86%
Clad Coinage 6330  2.82%