broadstrike

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noun broad·strike \ˈbrȯd-ˌstrīk\

Definition of broadstrike

plural

broadstrikes

  1. :  an error occurring during the minting of a coin when the die collar(see 1collar 2g) is loose or improperly positioned; also :  a coin having such an error … both sides bore characteristics of a broadstrike with the rim spread abnormally from the design. — New York Times, 26 Oct. 1980

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First Known Use of broadstrike

1980


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