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free coinage

noun
1.
the unrestricted coinage of bullion or of a specified metal, as silver, into money for any person bringing it to the mint, either with or without charge for minting.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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free coinage

noun
1.
(US) coinage of bullion brought to the mint by any individual
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