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MINTAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mintage mean? 

MINTAGE (noun)
  The noun MINTAGE has 3 senses:

1. coins collectively
2. fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin
3. act or process of minting coins

  Familiarity information: MINTAGE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


MINTAGE (noun)


Sense 1mintage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coins collectively

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

coinage; metal money; mintage; specie

Hypernyms ("mintage" is a kind of...):

currency (the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mintage"):

coin (a metal piece (usually a disc) used as money)


Sense 2mintage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("mintage" is a kind of...):

fee (a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services)


Sense 3mintage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act or process of minting coins

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("mintage" is a kind of...):

craft; trade (the skilled practice of a practical occupation)


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