Coin Terminology and Glossary

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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) 36066  13.78%
Silver Clad 26109  9.98%
BN 16302  6.23%
Encapsulated Coin 15737  6.01%
Slabbed Coins 14959  5.72%
RB 14767  5.64%
Coin Silver 12373  4.73%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12045  4.60%
PF (PF60, PF70) 11521  4.40%
Reeded Edge 11420  4.36%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11163  4.27%
PQ 9956  3.80%
MS (MS60-MS70) 9868  3.77%
PR (PR60, PR70) 9637  3.68%
High Relief 9189  3.51%
Incuse 8868  3.39%
Obverse or Face side 8526  3.26%
Rarity 8081  3.09%
Reverse Cameo 7485  2.86%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 7463  2.85%