Definition of incuse in English:
An impression hammered or stamped on a coin.
- Pennsylvania marks are a coarse incuse or zig-zag border that speak of handmade stamps, and are often large (onequarter inch or more).
- Smaller coin has one square incuse and larger coin has two square incuses on obverse and rough surface on reverse.
- Although the reverse sides of these coin still have only the simple incuses, the frontal sides have diversified designs which symbolize the city the coin was issued.
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Mark (a coin) with a figure by impressing it with a stamp.
- The master hub was raised or incused, because the metal was removed to leave the design of the galvano.
- The Diamonds around the rim are incused into the chip rim for the true professional look.
- Since the image is raised on the coin adhering to the die, the image on the brockage is incused and reversed - a true mirror image.
early 19th century: from Latin incusus 'forged with a hammer', past participle of incudere, from in- 'into' + cudere 'to forge'.
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