mint state

adjective, of a coin

Definition of mint state

: having just been minted : mint sense 1b a mint state penny

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First Known Use of mint state

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Mint state.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mint%20state. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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