from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The coin, or other production, made in a mint.
  • noun 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.
  • noun The act or process of minting{1}.
  • noun The quantity of coins of a specific type made by the mint.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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