: being in the preserved mint condition

Word History

Etymology

French à fleur de coin, literally, with the bloom of the die

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fleur de coin was circa 1889

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“Fleur de coin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleur%20de%20coin. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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