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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 (Bo 1284) is an upper-right-hand fragment with some fifteen lines on the obverse and ten lines on the reverse, and its ductus has been identified as that of the so-called Mittanian school (Wilhelm 1994b: 6; cf.
The metallic ink surrounding the UAE emblem on the top portion of the obverse side is replaced by multicolour ink print.
The obverse of each coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Additional inscriptions on the obverse are IN GOD WE TRUST, 2010 and LIBERTY.
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.
If this tendency to underestimate others is the obverse side of a coin that has, on the other side, a continuing tendency to overestimate our own abilities, then the past couple of weeks will have been chastening.
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.