Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 686630 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) 38787  13.08%
Silver Clad 27559  9.29%
Coin Silver 19712  6.65%
BN 17574  5.92%
Slabbed Coins 17163  5.79%
Encapsulated Coin 16976  5.72%
RB 16235  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13242  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13030  4.39%
Reeded Edge 12681  4.28%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12372  4.17%
PQ 11188  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11119  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10972  3.70%
High Relief 10278  3.47%
Incuse 10264  3.46%
Rarity 9645  3.25%
Coin drop 9612  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9538  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8665  2.92%