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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- A space on a coin, token, or medal usually on the reverse below the central part of the design.

Usage examples (27)
  • Toward the edge of the field are disposed the titles of his various works, as though radiating from the head, and in the exergue is his signature, framed by a...
  • Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. 75. 33. exergues: the exergue is a term in numismatics to signify the space under the principal figure on the reverse of a coin, usually...
  • In the exergue is the date 1625.
  • The legend of the exergue of this medal, as originally proposed by the for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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