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medal

medal  

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A small, flat piece of metal bearing a design commemorating a person or event and produced in multiple copies; usually it resembles an outsize coin, with a profile portrait on one side (the obverse) ...
obverse

obverse  

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The face carrying the principal design on a two-sided object such as a coin or medal; the other side is known as the reverse.
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A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

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Current Version:
2011
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Literature, History
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167 words

The reverse or back side of a leaf in a book or manuscript is the verso, as opposed to the

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
14 words

The back of a *medal or coin, subordinate to the *obverse.

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