Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 858395 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) 52660  14.54%
Silver Clad 30160  8.33%
Coin Silver 22169  6.12%
Slabbed Coins 21040  5.81%
BN 20403  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 19893  5.49%
RB 18818  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16189  4.47%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15695  4.33%
Reeded Edge 14968  4.13%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14914  4.12%
PQ 13741  3.79%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13602  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13569  3.75%
Rarity 13204  3.65%
Incuse 12613  3.48%
High Relief 12498  3.45%
Coin drop 12324  3.40%
Reverse Cameo 11854  3.27%
Obverse or Face side 11756  3.25%