Medallic orientation

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Medallic orientation (or medal alignment or variations of these) is a feature of coins. When viewing one side of a coin with medallic orientation, correct side up, the coin must be flipped about its vertical axis in order to see the other side the correct way up. In other words, the image on one face of the coin is rightside-up relative to the other.

In Britain this is sometimes referred to as "British turnover".

Coins with medallic orientation include British coinage and most other Commonwealth coinage, Japanese yen coinage, and euro coinage.

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