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Obverse

In numismatics, the front of a coin; that is to say, the "heads" side. The obverse usually features a face of the head of state or some real or mythological national figure. The back of a coin is called the reverse.
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On the obverse side of ` 500 note, a vertical band on the right side of the Mahatma Gandhi's portrait contains a latent image showing the respective denominational value in numeral
53 obverse to suggest that it contained an incantation-prayer or hymn, and the isolated words, phrases, and epithets are consistent with an address to Samas (cf.
On the obverse there are two crossed swords between the arms of the star, and a scroll bearing the legend "Aug Nov 1914".
The Polish king, Kasimir, is depicted on the obverse of the gold medal, while the reverse shows the liberation of the Polish city of Torun on the River Vistula from Swedish occupying forces.
During that time many civilizations have left their mark on the verse or the obverse of the coin.
It is Moyglare's prerogative to opt out of what they may regard, with some justification, as a premature commitment to the race, but the obverse of that decision is that they ultimately have to pay an inflated entry fee if fortunate enough to unearth a genuine contender as late in the day as this.
Silver and circular in shape, the obverse of the medal shows the crowned effigy of the Queen.
After the samples had been exposed to humidity for 5 days, 10 punches were made on the obverse and 10 on the reverse for each humidity level and each corrugated cardboard type.
Opacity is, logically, the obverse of transparency, and that's the core concept that authors Kurtzman and Yago had in mind when they created the Opacity Index.
More than 1,000 black-and-white obverse and reverse coin photographs clearly show the visual distinctions to look for when grading currency, and the easy-to-understand terms and grading descriptions make Photograde a snap to use for beginners and advanced graders alike.
Formal description: A standard rectangular flag 2 feet in width by 3 feet in length per field Purpure [PMS purple 2695] charged with upright lamp and flame Gules [PMS red 4852], fimbriated White at the centre with the flame pointing towards the fly edge surrounded by two concentric ovals of 20 and 34 mullets White, with obverse and reverse being identical and trimmed with fringe Or as an honorable enrichment.
The article includes a polymer fabric substrate having a reverse side and an obverse side; a conductive metal layer on one side of the substrate; and a flame retardant coating intermediate the conductive coating metal layer and the polymeric substrate.