It appears from these statements that there is nearly a universal consensus of practice in charging a seigniorage.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a seigniorage tax?
The scarcity of wheat and flour was an ever-present theme; the oppression of autocracy and seigniorage, another.
It is on this principle that paper money circulates; the whole charge for paper money may be considered a seigniorage.
If this full supply of money at a given moment is 100,000 pieces or dollars, a seigniorage charge of ten per cent.
seigniorage is the right the ruler or state has to charge for coinage, or it is the charge made for coinage.
It was again and still further for the protection of gold that the seigniorage was increased to 7.48 per cent.
Government paper money may be defined as money for which a seigniorage of one hundred per cent.
The absence of seigniorage causes our coinage to be relatively undervalued in proportion to other gold coins.
The gain of seigniorage from paper money is greater and is just as easily secured.