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Definition of "recoinage" []

  • A recoining of money. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recoinage" in a sentence
  • "Listen to Jacques Barzun: The fallacy behind perpetual recoinage ... is to suppose that words must describe instead of stand for and evoke."
  • "Since the late recoinage of the gold, however, it is believed to have been a good deal under-rated."
  • "The table of values for foreign coins contained in the proclamation was prepared by Sir Isaac Newton, who had been called to the mint for the purpose of superintending the recoinage of the silver of the realm."
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