Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 459119 search inquires.

Selected term: Ultra Cameo (UCAM)
Explanation: High grade proof

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 29569  13.87%
Silver Clad 22832  10.71%
BN 14215  6.67%
Encapsulated Coin 13380  6.28%
RB 12027  5.64%
Slabbed Coins 11020  5.17%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10192  4.78%
Coin Silver 9955  4.67%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9353  4.39%
Reeded Edge 9293  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 8734  4.10%
PQ 7843  3.68%
MS (MS60-MS70) 7677  3.60%
PR (PR60, PR70) 7596  3.56%
High Relief 7495  3.52%
Obverse or Face side 7254  3.40%
Rarity 6337  2.97%
Reverse Cameo 6240  2.93%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6083  2.85%
Clad Coinage 5909  2.77%