Coin Terminology and Glossary

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Random title: Silver Clad
Explanation: A clad coin with one layer containing silver, such as U.S. halves struck from 1965 to 1970

Most popular coin titles

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37978  13.23%
Silver Clad 27136  9.45%
Coin Silver 19292  6.72%
BN 17123  5.96%
Encapsulated Coin 16542  5.76%
Slabbed Coins 16265  5.67%
RB 15705  5.47%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12873  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12508  4.36%
Reeded Edge 12270  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 12001  4.18%
PQ 10747  3.74%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10693  3.72%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10548  3.67%
High Relief 9915  3.45%
Incuse 9869  3.44%
Coin drop 9192  3.20%
Obverse or Face side 9148  3.19%
Rarity 9027  3.14%
Reverse Cameo 8246  2.87%