free coinage


noun
  1. the unrestricted coinage of bullion or of a specified metal, as silver, into money for any person bringing it to the mint, either with or without charge for minting.

Origin of free coinage

1
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for free coinage

free coinage

noun
  1. US coinage of bullion brought to the mint by any individual

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