Definition of mintage in English:

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mintage

Pronunciation: /ˈmin(t)ij/

noun

1The minting of coins.
Example sentences
  • After plenty of car crashes, the pair discover a trunk full of gold coins of South African mintage.
  • He also attempted to fine tune the money supply with mintage of new gold coinage and adulterated silver coins.
  • Foreign coins of various mintage circulated freely, some dating back to Roman times.
1.1The number of copies issued of a particular coin: an estimated mintage of about 800
More example sentences
  • The total mintage the Mint could produce in one day was less than 30 Chang, or about 2,400 one baht bullet coins.
  • The 2002 - P Ohio quarter has the lowest mintage for one mint, 217.2 million.
  • This is a very small mintage for a coin, so the buyers might be happier with their coins in the future.

Words that rhyme with mintage

vintage

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Syllabification: mint·age

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