Definition of mintage in English:

mintage

Line breaks: mint|age
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪntɪdʒ/

noun

[mass noun]
  • 1The minting of coins: the inscriptions refer to the place of mintage
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    • 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
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    • 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.

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