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the more conspicuous of two alternatives or cases or sides

the side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design

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The silver coin's obverse design features a portrait of Mark Twain holding a pipe with the smoke forming a silhouette of Huck Finn and Jim on a raft in the background.
On the background of the globe, the railway with the moving locomotive is portrayed on the obverse side of the coin.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Blossom 9 Heave 10 Ember 11 Larches 12 She 13 Raindrop 16 Hot pants 17 Emu 19 Marconi 21 Maple 22 Tunic 23 Elation DOWN: 1 Obverse 2 Sombrero 3 User 4 Charades 5 Lash 6 Cease 8 Millionaire 13 Reproach 14 Overpaid 15 Lucerne 18 Emits 20 Reno 21 Mead QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Forget-me-not 8 Ran 9 Bob 11 Oil lamp 12 Arena 13 Try 14 Yet 15 Tutored 17 Rut 19 Yarn 21 Owls 23 Teen 25 Came 27 Tea 29 Escaped 31 Ore 34 Pro 36 Sauce 37 Edition 38 Sir 39 Ewe 40 Look daggers DOWN: 1 Fair 2 Only 3 Gradual 4 Top dog 5 Erase 6 Obey 7 Tone 8 Rotor 10 Baton 16 Dye 18 Tom 20 Ant 22Wee 24 Evening 25 Cross 26 Camera 28 Alone 30 Speak 32 Rail 33 Euro 34 Pier 35 Rows
The coin on one obverse bears the image of Sakhir VIPs' Tower at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).
The silver medal and coin in a special denomination of 100 fils, has the image of the VIP Sakheer Tower on the obverse of the coin, while its margin is carved with 'Kingdom of Bahrain - Bahrain Grand Prix" along with the date "2004-2014.
Chapters are included on classification and chronology, typology of the coins, and an overview of gold content of the coins in the context of the history of coinage and a survey of coinage divided into separate overviews of gold and silver coins lead into the main body of the volume: plates illustrating 867 coins, obverse and reverse, together with full description of each coin and information on its provenance.
The ` 500 note contains a readable security thread alternately visible on the obverse with inscriptions ' Bharat' and ' RBI'.
Byrne characterizes the obverse and reverse sides of the Golden State with anagrams' that read like book titles:
53 is a collective or Sammeltafel with an incantation-prayer or hymn (perhaps to the sun-god Samas) on its obverse and a collection of terrestrial omens on its reverse.
Swim flath the mercy tide obverse to myth yet reconstruct the pilloried, their harps-cum mouths abourne and cannot tear at their fleshes in any way to relieve the wind of its particle or the earth of its need or the memories finely-mistacured inside the gray meat which is so aflattered of itself, and hatred.
In the new currency bills, the optically-variable stripe feature is replaced by a window in see-through on the right portion of its obverse side.
The obverse of the coins features her effigy, which appears on all UK and Commonwealth coinage since 1998.
The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Each coin, which portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
On the obverse side of the coin, we have us, the vast majority, whose only real possession is our ability to use our mental and physical abilities to earn a wage.