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A medal issued by the official inaugural committee
commemorating the inauguration of a U.S. president.
The opposite of bas--relief; design is recessed
rather than raised. Used when referring to coins,
medals, tokens and other metallic items.
The preferred name for the 5-cent coin often called
"Buffalo nickel." Indian Head cents, gold dollars,
gold $3 coins, $5 half eagles, $10 eagles and $20
double eagles exist. See also eagle.
Indian peace medal
A medal issued by a government agency to an Indian
in an attempt to earn goodwill. The U.S. government
issued Indian peace medals from the administration
of George Washington through the administration of
A method of printing using engraved plates. Paper is
forced into the ink-filled lines of the plate,
leaving a raised line of ink on the paper. All U.S.
paper money is printed by the intaglio method.
As applied to value, the net metallic value as
distinguished from face and numismatic value.
Collectible made by exposing Roosevelt dimes to
cesium or other radioactive substance and then
placing in a special package; harmless, as any
"acquired radioactivity" has dissipated by the time
it reaches collectors' hands.