mintage

noun
mint·​age | \ˈmin-tij \

Definition of mintage 

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

First Known Use of mintage

circa 1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about mintage

Statistics for mintage

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for mintage

The first known use of mintage was circa 1570

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on mintage

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with mintage

Nglish: Translation of mintage for Spanish Speakers

Comments on mintage

What made you want to look up mintage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to enclose within walls

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!