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Exergue definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXER'GUE, n. [Gr. work.] A little space around or without the figures of a medal, left for the inscription, cipher, device, date, etc.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from New Latin exergum, from Greek ex out of + ergon work Date: 1697 a space on a coin, token, or medal usually on the reverse below the central part of the design

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a small space usu. on the reverse of a coin or medal, below the principal device. 2 an inscription on this space. Etymology: F f. med.L exergum f. Gk ex- (as EX-(2)) + ergon work

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Exergue Ex*ergue", n. [F., fr. Gr. ? out + ? work; lit., out work, i. e., accessory work. See Work.] (Numis.) The small space beneath the base line of a subject engraved on a coin or medal. It usually contains the date, place, engraver's name, etc., or other subsidiary matter. --Fairholt.



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