clipped coin


clipped coin
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  • Coin clipping — is the act of shaving off a small portion of a precious metal coin for profit. Over time the precious metal clippings would be saved up and melted into bullion. Up until the mid 20th century, coins were often made of silver or gold, which were… …   Wikipedia

  • Clipped — Clip Clip (kl[i^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clipped} (kl[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clipping}.] [OE. cluppen, clippen, to embrace, AS. clyran to embrace, clasp; cf. OHG. kluft tongs, shears, Icel, kl[=y]pa to pinch, squeeze, also OE. clippen to cut,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Methods of coin debasement — This article is about grassroots methods of coin debasement. For coin debasement generally, see debasement. Coin debasement is the act of decreasing the amount of precious metal in a coin, while continuing to circulate it at face value. This was… …   Wikipedia

  • Halfpenny (British pre-decimal coin) — The British halfpenny coin was worth 1/480th of a pound sterling. At first in its 700 year history it was made from silver but as the value of the pound declined, the coin was made from base metals. It was finally abandoned in 1969 as part of the …   Wikipedia

  • Common coin errors — An error coin is a coin that is minted abnormally. Many different types of errors can occur during the minting process. The following are some of the most common error types. Numismatic value of error coinsMost error coins demand a premium when… …   Wikipedia

  • Error — The word error has different meanings and usages relative to how it is conceptually applied. The concrete meaning of the Latin word error means wandering or straying . To the contrary of an illusion, an error or a mistake can sometimes be… …   Wikipedia

  • counterfeit# — counterfeit vb feign, sham, simulate, pretend, *assume, affect Analogous words: *copy, imitate, mimic, ape: dissemble, *disguise counterfeit adj Counterfeit, spurious, bogus, fake, sham, pseudo, pinchbeck, phony are comparable when meaning not at …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Pass — Pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Passed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Passing}.] [F. passer, LL. passare, fr. L. passus step, or from pandere, passum, to spread out, lay open. See {Pace}.] 1. To go; to move; to proceed; to be moved or transferred from one point… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passed — Pass Pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Passed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Passing}.] [F. passer, LL. passare, fr. L. passus step, or from pandere, passum, to spread out, lay open. See {Pace}.] 1. To go; to move; to proceed; to be moved or transferred from one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passing — Pass Pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Passed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Passing}.] [F. passer, LL. passare, fr. L. passus step, or from pandere, passum, to spread out, lay open. See {Pace}.] 1. To go; to move; to proceed; to be moved or transferred from one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pollard — Pol lard, n. [From {Poll} the head.] 1. A tree having its top cut off at some height above the ground, that may throw out branches. Pennant. [1913 Webster] 2. A clipped coin; also, a counterfeit. [Obs.] Camden. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English