From Latin incusus, past participle of incudere, from in- + cudere.
incuse (not comparable)
- hammered or pressed in (usually on a coin)
- The back of the coin bears an incuse coat of arms.
incuse (plural incuses)
- an impression hammered or pressed (onto a coin)
- This coin's incuse is of a most curious design.
incuse (third-person singular simple present incuses, present participle incusing, simple past and past participle incused)
- (transitive) To hammer or press (usually onto a coin)
- There is a long tradition of monarchs having their own figure incused in their kingdom's coins.