Doubloon Lingo Link
© 2006 Rafael D. Monzón
anodizing (coloring) process is especially neat; doubloons are not dyed or painted the different
colors. The doubloons are placed in a special wash in which the ions of color are chemically bonded to the
surface of the coins. by (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Antique Bronze - A heavy bronze doubloon that is not shiny, but aged looking. By
Cracked Obverse -
Crack die - caused when a crack forms in the die during the minting process or when one already
cracked is used to mint the doubloons,) the "line" visible on the doubloon can vary a bit in size and sharpness.
Clashed doubloons - ...If you notice, most doubloons have a smooth background - that is unclashed. If a
doubloon is clashed, you will notice that the surface of the doubloon is not flat and smooth, but sometimes
squiggly or raised in some parts like hills or mountains on a globe's surface. caused by die shifting during the
minting process.by (email@example.com)
Inverted is basically upside down or crooked. By (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nickel - (ABV NIC) - Made out of the metal Nickel
Obverse - The area behind the picture.
Plain edge/Reeded edge... look at the edge of the doubloon,, is it smooth or reeded (bumpy). by
NKA - Not Krewe Authorized. Doubloon was not made by the Krewe but made by some else. Sometime the
King or Queen gets their own doubloons made.
Wood - (AKA Wooden Nickel) The doubloon is made of wood in stamped with a color ink. Sometime a
color of the ink make the wood rare rare. (e.g.) 2008 Red Ink Morphoues King
H.A.S. - H Alvin Sharpe - The Father of the modern day doubloon. He made the First doubloon in 1959 for
the 1960 Rex Parade.
999 - The Doubloon is made of 99.9 % Pure Fine Silver
Hex (Hexagonal) e The doubloon's rim is modified to make the edge have 6 sides
Flutted (FLU)- Normally Refering to the Rim of the doubloons look or designed.
SCL - (Scalloped) Normally Refering to the Rim of the doubloons look or designed.
High Relief-much more detail and higher main design than normal doubloons, can be on both aluminum
(often 10 ga) and heavies. 999 FS are usually high relief by default. . - By Rowacat - email@example.com
Oxidized Silver-silver plated bronze with the silver toned anywhere from light to dark, often a satin finish, a
few krewes evenly flatten the tops of the design for these for a smooth look. . - By Rowacat -
Brushed-has a soft brushed satin like surface instead of the usual brightly anodizd surface. Usually very
carefully done surfaces.. - By Rowacat - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dual -a bright *metallic* anodized colour on the main krewe design, the field is very soft satin as is the
reverse and done in a diff complementory colour. Like gold over green. Very Striking Type.. - By Rowacat -