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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Obverse (The).
 
Of a coin or medal. That side which contains the principal device. Thus, the obverse of our money coin is the side which contains the sovereign’s head. The other side is called the “reverse.”   1
 


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