Definitions for "Die Struck"
Keywords:  struck, lapel, imprint, reich, denser
in this construction method the award is struck from a die, rather than casting from a mold. This gives the award a sharp look, with clear features and no pitting. Almost all original Third Reich awards were constructed this way.
A reverse die is made of the image, then machine struck onto a metal surface.
A manufacturing process employing machinery that applies great pressure to metal against a die or between two dies. The high pressures create a denser product than the casting method of manufacturing and can be used to create large quantities of identical items with great precision and fine detail.