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Definition of Coin

Coin

  1. A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. See Coigne, and Quoin.
  2. A piece of metal on which certain characters are stamped by government authority, making it legally current as money; -- much used in a collective sense.
  3. That which serves for payment or recompense.
  4. To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture; as, to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal.
  5. To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin a word.
  6. To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.
  7. To manufacture counterfeit money.

Coin Quotations

Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
Ferdinand Marcos

Every side of a coin has another side.
Myron Scholes

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Carl Sandburg

The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought grows old and worn with usage it should, like current coin, be called in, and, from the mint of genius, reissued fresh and new.
Alexander Smith

We can ask ourselves why we invent God, and then, ten minutes later, we invent Satan - why? Because we need him; there's something fascinating about the other side of the coin.
Mads Mikkelsen
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Coin Translations

coin in Afrikaans is munt, geldstuk, muntstuk
coin in Dutch is munt, penning, geldstuk
coin in Italian is moneta, zecca
coin in Latin is lamnia lammina lamna
coin in Norwegian is mynt
coin in Portuguese is moeda
coin in Spanish is moneda
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