Chop Mark

Chop Mark

A mark imprinted on a coin, usually to prove authenticity. They have become rather unusual since the advent of fiat money, but they were more common when coins were made out of precious metals.
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GOING FOR THE CHOP Mark Rees and daughter Lucy who have both gained black belts in their local martial arts class.
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