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Cavity

Cavity.  An incuse area in a model, mold or die; the negative or sunken area to form the positive or raised area of the piece made from that design element.  See die cavity.

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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