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subsidiary coin

noun
1.
a coin, especially one made of silver, having a value less than that of the monetary unit.
Compare minor coin.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for subsidiary coin

subsidiary coin

noun
1.
a coin of denomination smaller than that of the standard monetary unit
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