countermark


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countermark

(ˈkaʊntəˌmɑːk)
n
a mark on an object that is additional to a mark already on that object, and that serves a purpose such as enhancing security, or noting a change in the value of that object, etc
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Two common combinations of watermark with countermark are an eagle paired with a crescent, visible in four instances (figs.
There are several papermakers using variations of this mark in the early eighteenth century, but the closest resemblance to the image, slogan, and the countermark is found in item 133 listed by Churchill, dated to 1713, with the papermaker identified as J.
An example of a half Sichuan rupee which bears a Chinese countermark, from the collection of the late Gilbert Richardson, was illustrated by Gabrisch and Bertsch (1991) and has been reproduced in this article.
18) In addition to the watermark, a countermark may appear on the same sheet of paper on the opposite half of the sheet to the watermark itself.
1, with the countermark RC has a description matching the paper in Purcell's score Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Mu.
Eineder's examples lack the crescent countermark that the Ricordi score has (see fig.