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minter

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Definition of minter in English:

noun

1A person who mints money.
Example sentences
  • By the eighth century the inhabitants included merchants, luxury craftsmen, goldsmiths, members of the professions, cauldron makers, doctors, tailors, builders, and minters.
  • These excesses removed so much gold and silver from circulation that the coin minters were forced to add other metals to the aureus and the denarius.
  • The pretext for socialization of minting - one which has curiously been accepted by almost every economist - is that private minters would defraud the public on the weight and fineness of the coins.
2British informal A second-hand car in mint condition: there are plenty of low mileage minters about
More example sentences
  • You'd be surprised at just how many "low mileage minters" come over from Japan with zero Japanese service history.
  • I've got some minters for sale.

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