planchet

[ plan-chit ]
/ ˈplæn tʃɪt /

noun

a flat piece of metal for stamping as a coin; a coin blank.

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Origin of planchet

First recorded in1605–15; planch + -et
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British Dictionary definitions for planchet

planchet
/ (ˈplɑːntʃɪt) /

noun

a piece of metal ready to be stamped as a coin, medal, etc; flan

Word Origin for planchet

C17: from French: little board, from planche plank 1
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