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Beaten Copper

Beaten Copper.  Repoussé; hammering the back to form a relief design on the front of a thin copper sheet. A model may be made of beaten copper or the actual medallic item.  See repoussé.

excerpted with permission from

An Encyclopedia of Coin and Medal Technology

For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators

COMPILED AND WRITTEN BY D. WAYNE JOHNSON

Roger W. Burdette, Editor


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