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What is a proof coin? #1 (permalink) Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:58 pm   What is a proof coin?
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #180 "The US Mint", question 9

It also produces proof and uncirculated coins, ......... coins, and medals for sale to the general public.

(a) commemorative
(b) commissioned
(c) memento
(d) memorabilia

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #180 "The US Mint", answer 9

It also produces proof and uncirculated coins, commemorative coins, and medals for sale to the general public.

Correct answer: (a) commemorative
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What is a proof coin? #2 (permalink) Tue Mar 30, 2010 13:42 pm   What is a proof coin?
 

A proof coin is an uncirculated coin that has been made especially carefully. They are sold to collectors or issued as memorabilia.
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