Coining


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coining

[′kȯin·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A process of forming metals by squeezing between two dies so as to impress well-defined imprints on both surfaces of the work; usually performed cold.
Final pressing of a sintered compact in powder metallurgy.

Coining

 

the production of raised images on the surfaces of medals, coins, and the like (seeCOIN-MAKING AND MEDALLIC ART); it may be accomplished manually—by means of heavy blows—or in a coining press with steel dies bearing the desired images and inscriptions in intaglio.

REFERENCE

Flerov, A. V. Khudozhestvennaia obrabotka metallov. Moscow, 1976.
References in classic literature ?
His vengeance, therefore, consisted in coining curses on the head of Mazarin; he even tried to make some verses on him, but soon gave up the attempt, for Monsieur de Beaufort had not only not received from Heaven the gift of versifying, he had the greatest difficulty in expressing himself in prose.
Archer, who was fond of coining her social philosophy into axioms, had once said: "We all have our pet common people--" and though the phrase was a daring one, its truth was secretly admitted in many an exclusive bosom.
How kind it is of you,' resumed Miss Snevellicci, after a short silence, 'to sit waiting here for him night after night, night after night, no matter how tired you are; and taking so much pains with him, and doing it all with as much delight and readiness as if you were coining gold by it