Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 terms used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 632257 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

Most popular coin terms

DefinitionSearchesPercentage
Specimen Proof (SP-70 or PF-70) 37233  13.39%
Silver Clad 26659  9.59%
Coin Silver 18844  6.78%
BN 16709  6.01%
Encapsulated Coin 16127  5.80%
Slabbed Coins 15730  5.66%
RB 15293  5.50%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12444  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12061  4.34%
Reeded Edge 11873  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11565  4.16%
PQ 10346  3.72%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10233  3.68%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10137  3.65%
High Relief 9531  3.43%
Incuse 9443  3.40%
Coin drop 8787  3.16%
Obverse or Face side 8759  3.15%
Rarity 8368  3.01%
Reverse Cameo 7792  2.80%