Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 608407 search inquires.

Selected term: MS (MS60-MS70)
Explanation: Mint State. (Uncirculated, business strike): Grade

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 36549  13.73%
Silver Clad 26315  9.89%
BN 16483  6.19%
Encapsulated Coin 15889  5.97%
Slabbed Coins 15258  5.73%
RB 14964  5.62%
Coin Silver 12529  4.71%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12189  4.58%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11734  4.41%
Reeded Edge 11582  4.35%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11321  4.25%
PQ 10102  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10009  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9833  3.70%
High Relief 9315  3.50%
Incuse 9094  3.42%
Obverse or Face side 8606  3.23%
Coin drop 8476  3.19%
Rarity 8208  3.08%
Reverse Cameo 7603  2.86%