Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 741628 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) 42340  13.30%
Silver Clad 28537  8.96%
Coin Silver 20610  6.47%
Slabbed Coins 18897  5.94%
BN 18607  5.84%
Encapsulated Coin 17927  5.63%
RB 17275  5.43%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 14116  4.43%
PF (PF60, PF70) 13975  4.39%
Reeded Edge 13492  4.24%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 13196  4.14%
PQ 12189  3.83%
MS (MS60-MS70) 11968  3.76%
PR (PR60, PR70) 11829  3.72%
High Relief 11093  3.48%
Incuse 11070  3.48%
Rarity 10944  3.44%
Coin drop 10453  3.28%
Obverse or Face side 10334  3.25%
Reverse Cameo 9516  2.99%