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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design; The more conspicuous of two alternatives or cases or sides.

Usage examples (34)
  • The obverse of this issue
  • On the obverse is an image of eagles destroying a nest of snakes at the foot of a ruined tower, at the top of which is a nest of eaglets.
  • On the obverse is a full-length representation of Liberty wearing long, flowing robes, seated on a rock, and head turned back to her right.
  • On the obverse is the head of Sulla; on the reverse that of Q. Pompeius for more
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