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Accumulations are a group of die chips.
A collectible object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age. In numismatic, it's a coin struck before the fall of the Roman Empire.
An alloy that contains gold or silver with copper or another base metal.
Blank or Planchet
Metal disc for the minting of a coin, a medal or a token.
Place where coins, medals and tokens are produced.
Frosted visual appearance of the design of a coin with a polished appearance of the field.
A unit of weight for precious stones and pearls, now equivalent to 200 milligrams.
A punchmark applied to a coin by someone other than a monetary authority such as an advertiser.
Ornamental pattern used on the edges of coins.
Cylindrical steel piece engraved with the pattern of one side of a coin.
A representation or model of a person on the obverse of a coin.
Part of a coin characterized by the absence of design.
Grooves on the edge of a coin produced by the collar.
Side of the coin with the effigy or with the main design.
Coin having a different and more refined manufacturing process than circulation coins. The corners and sides of Proof are polished to give a cameo-like effect. A proof coin is usually struck twice to see every detail.