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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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