over-struck

overstrike

[v. oh-ver-strahyk; n. oh-ver-strahyk] Numismatics.
verb (used with object), overstruck, overstriking.
1.
to stamp a new device, value, or inscription on (a coin).
noun
2.
a coin that has been overstruck without complete obliteration of the original design.

Origin:
1900–05; over- + strike

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