Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 735078 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) 41935  13.26%
Silver Clad 28437  9.00%
Coin Silver 20518  6.49%
Slabbed Coins 18742  5.93%
BN 18477  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17815  5.64%
RB 17162  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14025  4.44%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13881  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13408  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13106  4.15%
PQ 12062  3.82%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11884  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11746  3.72%
High Relief 11015  3.48%
Incuse 10994  3.48%
Rarity 10833  3.43%
Coin drop 10369  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10256  3.24%
Reverse Cameo 9433  2.98%