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Topic: CURRENCIES


coinage

noun
     
coin‧age
1 [uncountable]PEC the system or type of money used in a country:
the gold coinage of the Roman empire
2 [countable] a word or phrase that has been recently invented:
The phrase 'glass ceiling' is a fairly recent coinage.
3 [uncountable] the invention of new words or phrases
4 [uncountable]PEC the making of coins
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