Usage examples for coinage

  1. But they had shown promise; the alien population of the target which the commander had selected as his personal claim wore gold as ornaments, but didn't seem to think it was much above copper in value, and hadn't even progressed to the point of using it as coinage. – Despoilers of the Golden Empire by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. 17. stubborn'd, made strong, a characteristic coinage of Keats, after the Elizabethan manner; cf. – Keats: Poems Published in 1820 by John Keats
  3. For many years silver had been absent from the coinage of the world. – The Moon Metal by Garrett P. Serviss
  4. By using tobacco in the same way as European governments use coinage, an immense revenue could be very cheaply obtained. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  5. The then minority admitted that in the powers relating to coinage, standing alone, there is not " a sufficient warrant for the exercise of the power" to make notes a legal tender, but thought them " not without decided weight, when we come to consider the question of the existence of this power as one necessary and proper for carrying into execution other admitted powers of the government." – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  6. Lastly, in consideration of the direful apprehensions which prevail in Ireland, that Mr. Wood will by such coinage drain them of their gold and silver, he proposes to take their manufactures in exchange, and that no person be obliged to receive more than five- pence half- penny at one payment. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  7. In 1893 the coinage of silver was again stopped and the price of silver dropped, hence we see that the law does regulate values, and that gold does change in value so far even as the dollar is concerned. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  8. There seem to be several people who expect to go to a strange country, and yet do not provide any of its recognized coinage before going. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  9. Western delegates demanded the free coinage of silver, which the East opposed. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  10. The colour most used at the present time is orange gold, which is about the same in tint as our current gold coinage. – Practical Bookbinding by Paul Adam
  11. In general, the possibility of an agio for coined metal, under restricted coinage, rests on the extent to which coin has a unique function. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  12. Walpole accompanied the addresses with an explanation in which he vindicated the policy represented by the granting of the patent, and insisted that no harm whatever could be done to the trade or revenue of Ireland by the introduction of the new copper coinage. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  13. The fact of free coinage means, substantially, that the state has made the money form a free good. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  14. In London, at the end of a single week, not an old sovereign was to be seen, so fiercely was the old coinage swept into the provinces, so active were the Mint and the smashers; these last drove a roaring trade; for paper now was all suspected, and anything that looked like gold was taken recklessly in exchange. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  15. In 1855 I was one of a deputation of about twenty persons who waited on Sir G. Lewis, as Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the subject of a decimal coinage. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  16. The reduction of the breadth of the border of St. George's cross and the slight increase in the width of the Irish saltire would be little noticed, while, besides correcting obvious errors, it would have the advantage of bringing the flag, in one important respect, into conformity with the design as represented on the coinage. – Flags: Some Account of their History and Uses. by Andrew Macgeorge
  17. The American Federation of Labor was almost drawn into the whirlpool of partisan politics during the Presidential campaign of 1896. Three successive conventions had declared in favor of the free coinage of silver; and now the Democratic party had come out for free coinage. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman