Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 511662 search inquires.

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

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DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 32194  13.87%
Silver Clad 24089  10.38%
BN 15045  6.48%
Encapsulated Coin 14444  6.22%
RB 13059  5.63%
Slabbed Coins 12573  5.42%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10934  4.71%
Coin Silver 10879  4.69%
Reeded Edge 10202  4.39%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 10111  4.36%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9719  4.19%
PQ 8659  3.73%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8645  3.72%
PR (PR60, PR70) 8324  3.59%
High Relief 8135  3.50%
Obverse or Face side 7801  3.36%
Rarity 7049  3.04%
Incuse 6876  2.96%
Reverse Cameo 6745  2.91%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6644  2.86%