Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 651408 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) 37798  13.27%
Silver Clad 27036  9.49%
Coin Silver 19186  6.73%
BN 17033  5.98%
Encapsulated Coin 16452  5.77%
Slabbed Coins 16089  5.65%
RB 15610  5.48%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12768  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12399  4.35%
Reeded Edge 12176  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11895  4.17%
PQ 10650  3.74%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10594  3.72%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10455  3.67%
High Relief 9828  3.45%
Incuse 9766  3.43%
Coin drop 9093  3.19%
Obverse or Face side 9065  3.18%
Rarity 8867  3.11%
Reverse Cameo 8142  2.86%