Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 696022 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) 39308  13.12%
Silver Clad 27677  9.24%
Coin Silver 19812  6.61%
BN 17705  5.91%
Slabbed Coins 17489  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17103  5.71%
RB 16353  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13360  4.46%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13180  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12786  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12489  4.17%
PQ 11294  3.77%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11233  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11090  3.70%
High Relief 10396  3.47%
Incuse 10391  3.47%
Rarity 9812  3.27%
Coin drop 9711  3.24%
Obverse or Face side 9641  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8775  2.93%