- hammered or stamped in, as a figure on a coin.
- an incuse figure or impression.
- to stamp or hammer in, as a design or figure in a coin.
Origin of incuse
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Examples from the Web for incuse
The official English marks generally were incuse or stamped in relief with the cypher and crown within a borderless oval.Contributions From the Museum of History and Technology
Ivor Noel Hume
They are thin discs of metal stamped in a die, so that the design appears in relief on the face and incuse on the back.Jewellery
H. Clifford Smith,
- a design stamped or hammered onto a coin
- to impress (a design) in a coin or to impress (a coin) with a design by hammering or stamping
- stamped or hammered onto a coin
C19: from Latin incūsus hammered; see incus
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