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Raise

Raise.  To create relief on a die by hubbing. A diesinker raises relief (positive) by applying a hub (negative) under pressure. Ironically, to sink a die means the same.

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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