Definitions for "Exergue"
Keywords:  medal, coin, reverse, engraver, beneath
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.
The space at the bottom of a coin on the reverse side, sometimes separated by a line.
bottom portion of a coin's design. Normally separated by a line and sometimes containing a date (year) or other information.