My guess is, now, that this gentleman was simply on the wrong end of a coin toss in Hollywood.
The dress glimmered like a rare Roman coin found buried in the dust.
Obama sought to replicate the success of coin strategy in Iraq for Afghanistan.
After syncing your cards with the app, your card data is automatically stored them on your personal coin card.
In political terms, this strikes me as far more sellable to the public than the coin.
He put a coin into John's hand and then closed the lad's fingers over it.
In Britain this coin became a sign of value and lost its reference to the sovereign.
They are also privileged to coin money, and to purchase lands subject to the feudal rights of the sovereign.
Out of it she took a twenty-five-cent piece and offered the coin to Barber.
For the history of the various changes in the weights and value of the coin see Numismatics.
c.1300, "a wedge," from Old French coing (12c.) "a wedge; stamp; piece of money; corner, angle," from Latin cuneus "a wedge." The die for stamping metal was wedge-shaped, and the English word came to mean "thing stamped, a piece of money" by late 14c. (a sense that already had developed in French). Cf. quoin, which split off from this word 16c. Modern French coin is "corner, angle, nook." Coins were first struck in western Asia Minor in 7c. B.C.E.; Greek tradition and Herodotus credit the Lydians with being first to make and use coins of silver and gold.
"to coin money," mid-14c., from coin (n.). Related: Coined; coining. To coin a phrase is late 16c. A Middle English word for minter was coin-smiter.