Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 863526 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) 52836  14.52%
Silver Clad 30242  8.31%
Coin Silver 22243  6.11%
Slabbed Coins 21114  5.80%
BN 20481  5.63%
Encapsulated Coin 19975  5.49%
RB 18903  5.20%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 16287  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 15769  4.33%
Reeded Edge 15044  4.14%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 14994  4.12%
PQ 13812  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 13690  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 13645  3.75%
Rarity 13287  3.65%
Incuse 12679  3.49%
High Relief 12566  3.45%
Coin drop 12423  3.41%
Reverse Cameo 11927  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 11823  3.25%