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View synonyms for mintage

mintage

[ min-tij ]

noun

  1. the act or process of minting. mint.
  2. the product or result of minting; mint; coinage.
  3. the charge for or cost of minting mint or coining.
  4. the output of a mint.
  5. a stamp or character impressed.


mintage

/ ˈmɪntɪdʒ /

noun

  1. the process of minting
  2. money minted
  3. a fee paid for minting a coin
  4. an official impression stamped on a coin


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Word History and Origins

Origin of mintage1

First recorded in 1560–70; mint 2 + -age

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Example Sentences

One of the rare mintage of 1903, circulated for a short time only and warranted good as new.

The whole volume is of true mintage, bearing the impress of Dr. Jowett's ripest thought and fruitful mind.

He dipped into a side coat-pocket for the mintage of the Solomons and stripped off a stick from the handful of pressed sticks.

Herbert's poems are full of this sterling sense and philosophical reflection—the mintage of a master mind.

He put his hand into a pocket in the lining of his "soubreveste" and took out a golden "Lion" of the King's recent mintage.

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