bag handle

transitive verb

Definition of bag handle

: to mar (coins) by handling or storing in a bag or other container that allows the rubbing together of the contents gold coins that show evidence of having been bag handled

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First Known Use of bag handle

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Bag handle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bag%20handle. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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