Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 768663 search inquires.

Selected title: PF (PF60, PF70)
Explanation: Proof: Type of coin production and/or Grade. Contrasts with business strike

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 43942  13.38%
Silver Clad 28951  8.81%
Coin Silver 21009  6.40%
Slabbed Coins 19541  5.95%
BN 19115  5.82%
Encapsulated Coin 18442  5.62%
RB 17759  5.41%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14528  4.42%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14427  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13877  4.23%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13612  4.14%
PQ 12661  3.85%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12382  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12238  3.73%
Rarity 11520  3.51%
High Relief 11455  3.49%
Incuse 11455  3.49%
Coin drop 10850  3.30%
Obverse or Face side 10704  3.26%
Reverse Cameo 9910  3.02%