Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 702137 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) 39710  13.14%
Silver Clad 27800  9.20%
Coin Silver 19915  6.59%
BN 17832  5.90%
Slabbed Coins 17704  5.86%
Encapsulated Coin 17206  5.69%
RB 16488  5.46%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 13462  4.45%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13306  4.40%
Reeded Edge 12873  4.26%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12583  4.16%
PQ 11419  3.78%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11330  3.75%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11201  3.71%
High Relief 10496  3.47%
Incuse 10480  3.47%
Rarity 9964  3.30%
Coin drop 9814  3.25%
Obverse or Face side 9733  3.22%
Reverse Cameo 8879  2.94%