Examples of coinage in a Sentence
The word “blog” is a recent coinage.
Coinage was scarce in the colonies.
an expert in Chinese coinage
Recent Examples of coinage from the Web
After his father went bankrupt in the iron business, in 1848, Jevons reluctantly left London for Sydney, to take a job analyzing the quality of the coinage at the Australian Mint.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'coinage'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of coinage
COINAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of coinage for English Language Learners
: the act of creating a new word or phrase that other people begin to use
: a word that someone has created
: money in the form of coins
COINAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of coinage for Students
1 : the act or process of making coins
2 : money in the form of coins
3 : a word or phrase that has recently been invented
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up coinage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).