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The Keys Parts of a Coin - Quiz Answers
Can you name the key parts of this coin?

Can you name the key parts of this coin?

Adapted from a United States Mint image

These are the main parts of the coin:

A - Obverse
B - Reverse
C - Edge
D - Rim
E - Portrait
F - Field
G - Mint Mark
H - Date

Bonus Question: A coin inscription is the wording that tells us important information, such as who minted the coin, who the portrait is of, or how much the coin is worth. A motto is made up of words that are inspirational or emotionally stirring, such as "Liberty" or "In God We Trust".

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