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The orientation of the dies so their axis are at the desired position. See also coin alignment and medal alignment.

coin alignment
A term to describe the alignment of the obverse (front) and reverse (back) of a coin where the top of the designs are aligned opposite of each other. See also medal alignment.

medal alignment
Medals are generally struck with the coinage dies facing the same direction during striking. This is the opposite of coin alignment. See also medal orientation.

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