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FS# (Fivaz/Stanton) The Cherrypickers Guide to rare die varieties of United State Coins. Varieties double mike 2011-01-09
FBL Full Bell Lines (Franklin Half Dollars) Grading double mike 2011-02-10
FS Full Steps (Jefferson 5 Cents) Grading double mike 2011-02-10
FH Full Head (Standing Liberty Quarters) Grading double mike 2011-02-10
frozen A frozen date is when a date is placed on a coin and yet the coin is minted for more than one year after yet the date remains unchanged. An example of this is our October 2008 Coin of the Month, the 1 Ducat from Austria dated 1915. Another very popular example is Austria's Maria Theresa 1 Thaler from 1780. This coin is still minted with the 1780 date. Nicholas 2011-02-21
field The flat background on a coin, medal or token. Nicholas 2011-05-30
face value The monetary worth of a coin at the time of it's issue. This is the denomination of the coin. Nicholas 2011-05-30
flan British term for a planchet, the piece of metal on which a coin design is stamped. blank planchet Nicholas 2011-05-30
fasces A bundle of wooden sticks with an axe blade emerging from the center, which is an image that traditionally symbolizes summary power and jurisdiction, and/or "strength through unity". The reverse of the U.S. Winged Liberty Head Dime (1916-1945) depicts a fasces. Fasces is used for both singular and plural form. Nicholas 2011-09-23

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