Origin of coinage
Examples from the Web for coinages
The spirit of the language appears scarcely less clearly in some of the coinages of the other classes.
Of these coinages, perhaps those of the second class are most numerous and characteristic.
It would be very interesting to know where the metal or ore for these coinages was procured from.The Coinages of the Channel Islands|B. Lowsley
British Dictionary definitions for coinages
Word Origin and History for coinages
late 14c., "currency, money," from Old French coignage, from coignier "to coin" (see coin (n.)). Meaning "act or proces of coining money" is from early 15c.; sense "deliberate formation of a new word" is from 1690s, from a general sense of "something invented" (c.1600).