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File Marks

File Marks.  Evidence of adjusting seen on a struck piece, obviously from a file. These appear as several tiny parallel furrows often under detail, but sometimes near the edge.  See adjusting marks.

excerpted with permission from

An Encyclopedia of Coin and Medal Technology

For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators

COMPILED AND WRITTEN BY D. WAYNE JOHNSON

Roger W. Burdette, Editor


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