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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or process of minting coins.
  • n. Coins manufactured in a mint.
  • n. The fee paid to a mint by a government.
  • n. The impression stamped on a coin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The process of minting coins
  • n. The batch of coins minted at one time
  • n. Coins collectively; specie
  • n. The fee paid to a mint

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The coin, or other production, made in a mint.
  • n. The duty paid to the mint for coining. At one time people could bring precious metals, as gold or silver, to a mint and receive in return coins of the same value, minus the commision charged by the mint, which was the mintage.
  • n. The act or process of minting{1}.
  • n. The quantity of coins of a specific type made by the mint.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of coining or fabricating; formation; production by or as if by minting.
  • n. That which is minted, or formed by or as if by coining or stamping: hence, a fabrication or manufacture; a coinage.
  • n. The charge for or cost of minting; the duty or allowance for coinage; seigniorage on coins.
  • n. A coin bearing the initial of a particular mint: thus the San Francisco mint is represented by a small S on the reverse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. coins collectively
  • n. act or process of minting coins
  • n. fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin

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