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overstrike

[v. oh-ver-strahyk; n. oh-ver-strahyk] /v. ˌoʊ vərˈstraɪk; n. ˈoʊ vərˌstraɪk/ 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 of overstrike
1900-1905
1900-05; over- + strike
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