Denver Gold and Silver Exchange
5475 Leetsdale Dr Suite 210
Denver, Colorado 80246
Monday - Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Sundays by Appointment Only
Call anytime - leave a message: Main Number: 303-333-1411
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Fine scratches in the surface of the coin. Not to be
confused with die scratches.
half dime, half disme
A silver 5-cent coin of the United States. The Mint
Act of April 2, 1792, authorizes "half dismes." See
A gold $5 coin of the United States. See also eagle.
The die that performs the striking action. See also
In an auction, the price the auctioneer calls the
winning bid, excluding any additional fees the buyer
may have to pay for the lot.
Hard Times token
An unofficial large cent-sized copper token struck
in a wide variety of types during 1833-1843, serving
as de facto currency, and bearing a politically
inspired legend; or issued with advertising as a
Gold bullion coins issued by Switzerland; also, the
allegorical figure representing Switzerland. From
the name given to the area by the Romans.
Usually a deposit of coins, secreted at some time in
the past, discovered accidentally.
An Indian Head 5-cent coin with Indian bust engraved
to resemble "hobo" or other individual. Engraving
may also alter the bison on the reverse.
A three-dimensional image on a flat surface, gaining
experimental use as a security device on credit
cards and printed currency.
A right-reading, positive punch used to impress
wrong-reading working dies.