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[noun koun-ter-mahrk; verb koun-ter-mahrk] /noun ˈkaʊn tərˌmɑrk; verb ˌkaʊn tərˈmɑrk/ Numismatics

Also called counterstamp. a sign or device stamped on a coin after its minting.
verb (used with object)
to stamp (a coin) with a countermark; counterstamp.


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