Denver Gold and Silver Exchange
5475 Leetsdale Dr Suite 210
Denver, Colorado 80246
Open Monday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm
Friday 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm
Call anytime - leave a message: Main Number: 303-333-1411
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gold $10 coin of the United States.
Often termed the third side of a coin, it is the
surface perpendicular to the obverse and reverse.
Not to be confused with rim. Edges can be plain,
lettered or milled (reeded or with some other
repetitious device). Edges became particularly
important with the advent of machine-struck coinage.
The Series 1896 $1, $2 and $5 silver certificates
are called Educational notes because of the
allegorical and educational themes of the vignettes.
Replaced in 1899 with a new series.
A copy or reproduction of a coin, token or medal
made by the electroplating process.
Naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver used
for early coins of the Mediterranean region.
An oval medalet produced by a roller die using a
coin, token or medal as a planchet usually a cent.
One which has been sealed in a plastic holder,
especially by a third-party grading service.
encased postage stamp
A postage stamp unofficially encased in a metal,
plastic or cardboard frame and intended to be used
as small change.
A coin, token, medal or paper money item evidencing
a mistake made in its manufacture.
In paper money, a print made to test a design;
analogous to a trial strike in coinage. See also
(Pronounced "EXsurge") Area on a coin generally
below the main design area, often site of date.
A broad category of non-money, non-legal tender
numismatic items, including tokens, medals and
badges. An economist is a specialist in exonumia.
See also legal tender.
Struck from any convenient dies to test a new metal,
new alloy or new denomination; those testing a new
shape; those testing a standard metal for a new
denomination; and those representing changes in
planchets for the purposes of combating
The quality of a coin's attractiveness, distinct
from any quantifiable measure of condition.