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Milling

Milling.  The upsetting – making smooth – of the edge of a coin or medal. It is erroneously referred to as the reeding or knurling on the edge of a struck piece.  See upsetting.

       

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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