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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mint.
  • adj. made into coinage; coined
  • adj. (slang) wealthy


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  • Prices are moderate for most dates to PR67, and to PR69 for nickels minted from the early 1960s forward.

    Jefferson Nickel, 1938-2003 : Coin Guide

  • All three are 1793 Wreath cents minted from the same pair of dies.

    All-Time Most Complete Collection of Early Large Cents to be Auctioned: Incredible Accomplishment of Dan Holmes : Coin Collecting News

  • How much is a uss monitor coin minted in 1863 worth?

    Mint Uss | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • With all the cameras flashing in his face while he toiled to get the coin minted, he said modelling was fast becoming his new profession.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The strength and the weakness were thus two sides of the same coin minted by Comte's sheer energy and persistence (or obstinacy, according to taste) which derived, in turn, from the strength of his motivation: the urgency of the social problem as he saw it; the need for a complete intellectual system as the means of solving it; and his conception of his own messianic mission.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Since the coins minted by feudal lords and kings were hard to pass except in limited districts, and since the danger of counterfeit or light-weight coins was far greater than now, the "money-changers" who would buy and sell the coins of different countries did a thriving business at

    A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.

  • He divided ancient numismatics into two departments: the first contained the coins minted by cities other than Rome, arranged according to the geographical situation of the countries as far as this was possible; the second comprised all the coins of the Roman Empire.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • He came over the side, a sun god clad in the scarlet loin cloth, with presents of Arcady and greeting in both his hands — a bottle of golden honey and a leaf basket filled with great golden mangoes, golden bananas specked with freckles of deeper gold, golden pineapples and golden limes, and juicy oranges minted from the same precious ore of sun and soil.

    "The Nature Man"

  • The coinage minted there may be recognized by the letter E placed beneath the king's head.


  • The Portable Antiquities Scheme said that until the coin was discovered, there were no known examples of William I coins minted in Gloucester between 1077-1080.

    BBC News - Home


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