Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 758256 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) 43419  13.36%
Silver Clad 28807  8.86%
Coin Silver 20880  6.43%
Slabbed Coins 19306  5.94%
BN 18968  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 18258  5.62%
RB 17616  5.42%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14374  4.42%
PF (PF60, PF70) 14262  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13736  4.23%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13456  4.14%
PQ 12526  3.85%
MS (MS60-MS70) 12227  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 12084  3.72%
High Relief 11329  3.49%
Incuse 11317  3.48%
Rarity 11310  3.48%
Coin drop 10694  3.29%
Obverse or Face side 10570  3.25%
Reverse Cameo 9765  3.00%