Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 858208 search inquires.

Selected title: High Relief
Explanation: A coin with deep concave fields due to highly raised designs. High relief coins require extra pressure to be fully struck and are difficult to stack

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 52654  14.54%
Silver Clad 30158  8.33%
Coin Silver 22167  6.12%
Slabbed Coins 21039  5.81%
BN 20401  5.64%
Encapsulated Coin 19890  5.49%
RB 18817  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16188  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15693  4.33%
Reeded Edge 14967  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14912  4.12%
PQ 13739  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13600  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13567  3.75%
Rarity 13200  3.65%
Incuse 12612  3.48%
High Relief 12496  3.45%
Coin drop 12321  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 11853  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11753  3.25%