the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
The back side of a flat object which is to be examined visually, as for reading, such as a sheet or a leaf or a coin or a medal.
The left-hand page of a book of a script which reads from left to right, usually having an even page number.
Origin: From in verso folio, the ablative of the Latin versus from the perfect passive participle of verto. Confer rectus.
the reverse, or left-hand, page of a book or a folded sheet of paper; -- opposed to recto
Origin: [L. versus, p. p. of vertere to turn: cf. F. verso.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ver′sō, n. a left-hand page: the reverse of a coin or medal.
The numerical value of verso in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of verso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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This is an exciting new discovery of an authentic double-sided sheet by the master (1452-1519), representing on the recto the full figure of the martyred Saint Sebastian tied to a tree in a landscape, and on the verso, notes and diagrams about light and shadow, which relate to Leonardo’s study of optics.
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