Coin Terminology and Glossary

The Coin Collecting Dictionary includes 546 titles used widely in the coin collectors community, and has received over 636129 search inquires.

Selected 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) 37396  13.37%
Silver Clad 26748  9.56%
Coin Silver 18928  6.77%
BN 16790  6.00%
Encapsulated Coin 16201  5.79%
Slabbed Coins 15821  5.66%
RB 15364  5.49%
Deep Cameo (DC or DCAM) 12519  4.48%
PF (PF60, PF70) 12145  4.34%
Reeded Edge 11943  4.27%
Ultra Cameo (UCAM) 11641  4.16%
PQ 10417  3.72%
MS (MS60-MS70) 10323  3.69%
PR (PR60, PR70) 10211  3.65%
High Relief 9601  3.43%
Incuse 9518  3.40%
Coin drop 8859  3.17%
Obverse or Face side 8827  3.16%
Rarity 8497  3.04%
Reverse Cameo 7876  2.82%