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) 30798  13.89%
Silver Clad 23402  10.55%
BN 14609  6.59%
Encapsulated Coin 13880  6.26%
RB 12512  5.64%
Slabbed Coins 11729  5.29%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 10533  4.75%
Coin Silver 10366  4.68%
Reeded Edge 9724  4.39%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 9703  4.38%
PF (PF60, PF70) 9190  4.14%
PQ 8200  3.70%
MS (MS60-MS70) 8105  3.66%
PR (PR60, PR70) 7928  3.58%
High Relief 7786  3.51%
Obverse or Face side 7504  3.38%
Rarity 6665  3.01%
Reverse Cameo 6457  2.91%
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6313  2.85%
Clad Coinage 6221  2.81%