Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 821128 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) 46596  13.46%
Silver Clad 29646  8.56%
Coin Silver 21655  6.26%
Slabbed Coins 20513  5.93%
BN 19924  5.76%
Encapsulated Coin 19370  5.60%
RB 18371  5.31%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 15550  4.49%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15192  4.39%
Reeded Edge 14500  4.19%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14367  4.15%
PQ 13272  3.83%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13072  3.78%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13057  3.77%
Rarity 12567  3.63%
Incuse 12102  3.50%
High Relief 12057  3.48%
Coin drop 11657  3.37%
Reverse Cameo 11366  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 11309  3.27%