What is obverse?

  • (noun): The side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on obverse:

Sources Of Ancient Tamil History - Numismatic Sources - Coins of Chieftains
... of them contain a written legend on the obverse and all of them have the image of a flowing river on their obverse ... A series of coins without a legend but with a horse as the principal motif on the obverse have been assigned to the Malayaman chieftains, because of the river symbol on the obverse ...
List Of People On Coins - Coins Out of Circulation - United Kingdom
... Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation Anne 1665–1714 King of Great Britain and ...
List Of People On Coins - Coins Out of Circulation - United States
... of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Currency Denomination Obverse or Reverse Years of Circulation Dwight D ... Eisenhower 1890–1969 34th President, 1953–1961 Dollar $1 obverse 1971–2008 Benjamin Franklin 1706–1790 Founding Father Dollar 50¢ obverse ...
List Of People On Banknotes
... Person Years of Birth/Death Reason for Honor Denomination Obverse or Reverse In Circulation Since Manuel Belgrano* 1770–1820 leader for independence from Spain $10 obverse 1992 José de San Mart ...

More definitions of "obverse":

  • (noun): The more conspicuous of two alternatives or cases or sides.
    Example: "The obverse of this issue"