overstrike

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

overstrike

noun

Definition of overstrike (Entry 2 of 2)

: a coin that has been overstruck ancient Greek overstrikes

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History and Etymology for overstrike

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 30 Jun. 2022.

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