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overstrike

(1) To type over an existing character.

(2) A character with a line through it.
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That particular arrangement of letters was supposedly introduced in the early days of typewriting as a way of solving a mechanical problem of keys overstriking one another and becoming physically jammed.
Examination of the numerous cases of overstriking helps the author to see a first stage of issues with purely religious inscriptions and a second stage of coins characterized by three concentric circles on the obverse, both of which were issued widely in both junds.
First, as in the "Philippine" algorithm, this algorithm keeps track of groups of tens by overstriking the appropriate digits.