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PERIPHERAL TONING [1 record]

Record 1 1997-01-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Coins and Bank Notes
  • Numismatics
  • Coining
DEF

The toning at the periphery of the face of a coin, token, or medal that contrasts with the lighter, whitish tone in the central portion. This toning is highly desired by connoisseur collectors.

OBS

See related term: highlighting (noun).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pièces de monnaie et billets de banque
  • Numismatique
  • Monnayage

Spanish

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