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Silverclad

Silverclad.  A base metal bonded or clad with silver, of which the silver may be pure, sterling or other alloy. Sheffield plate was an early silverclad composition; if has been replaced largely by silverplating. Silverclad is to silver as rolled gold is to gold.  See clas, cladding.

excerpted with permission from

An Encyclopedia of Coin and Medal Technology

For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators

COMPILED AND WRITTEN BY D. WAYNE JOHNSON

Roger W. Burdette, Editor


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