transitive verb

Definition of overstrike 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : to impress (a finished coin) with the design of another coin

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



Definition of overstrike (Entry 2 of 2)

: a coin that has been overstruck ancient Greek overstrikes

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over entry 1 + strike

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