Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 857371 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) 52625  14.55%
Silver Clad 30146  8.33%
Coin Silver 22155  6.12%
Slabbed Coins 21026  5.81%
BN 20390  5.64%
Encapsulated Coin 19878  5.50%
RB 18804  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16166  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15681  4.34%
Reeded Edge 14949  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14894  4.12%
PQ 13724  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13590  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13551  3.75%
Rarity 13179  3.64%
Incuse 12594  3.48%
High Relief 12482  3.45%
Coin drop 12306  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 11838  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11739  3.25%