from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Broken or damaged material; broken glass, pottery, etc.
  • noun In numismatics, an imperfect coin.


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  • A mirror image of a design from one side of a coin impressed on the opposite side. This may occur when a newly struck coin adheres to the die, causing the next coin struck to have a "first strike mirror brockage" of the coin that stuck to the die. Here's an example.

    April 21, 2008

  • It's really dangerous to have a brockage. Usually, if you do, the doctor will put you on brood thinners.

    April 22, 2008