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transitive verb

: to impress (a finished coin) with the design of another coin
: to impress (a specified coin design) onto a specified coin of another design
overstrike an 1827 quarter on an 1806 quarter


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: a coin that has been overstruck
ancient Greek overstrikes

Word History


Transitive verb

over entry 1 + strike

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“Overstrike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overstrike. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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