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EXAMPLES OF MANY VARIETIES OF COINS & MEDALS

For those who may be new to making coins, tokens and medallics it can be bewildering to wade through the choices. Here are some visuals to help understand some common varieties of exonumia.

Coin — Medal — Token — Replica

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CAST VS STRUCK

Centrifugal Cast — Lost Wax Cast — Hydraulic Strike — Impact Strike

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DEEP RELIEF VS SHALLOW RELIEF

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GOLD AND OTHER METALS

Gold — Silver — Nickel — Bronze

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FROSTED FINISH VS POLISHED FINISH

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ANTIQUATED FINISHES (BI-METAL BRASS/SILVER AND SOLID BRONZE

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