mintage

noun

mint·​age ˈmin-tij How to pronounce mintage (audio)
1
: the action or process of minting coins
2
: an impression placed upon a coin
3
: coins produced by minting or in a single period of minting

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of mintage was circa 1570

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“Mintage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mintage. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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