Mintage


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Mintage

The number of coins made by a particular mint, or on a certain date, or with certain features. Mintage indicates the number of coins with certain, stated traits.
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It has a mintage figure of 5,185,000 and scores a 55 in the Scarcity Index, coming in fourth place.
It serves a vibrant and large market (Milburn 2013), where a single coin can sell for several million dollars, and has generated many billions of dollars in annual sales (excluding unreported transactions), with trading in hundreds of mintages.
Second, governments have incentives to abuse their power of mintage, which, coupled with historical experience, has slowly created a consensus among citizens that they cannot trust their governments with unfettered control over money.
The half pound was worked into 651/3 ducats, making each ducat contain an eighth of an ounce of gold, taking from each of the 64 ducats as many grains as necessary to fabricate one more ducat and a third of another in order to cover the mintage expenses, which made each ducat contain less than one-eighth of an ounce of gold, almost 11/2 grains less.
Asian-Americans are chief plaintiffs in lawsuits to win same-sex mintage, yet we weren't even asked to sign on to this statement," Wong notes.
A signed and numbered Certificate of Authenticity will attest to the specifications and Limited Edition status of this exclusive private mintage.
Be Easy gets the better of Yes Love (Ben Hanbury/Lester Piggott) in the two-year-old maiden, and Mintage makes all against The Sign Centre (John Sutcliffe/Brain Rouse) in the juvenile event.
Let me pour forth My tears before thy face, whilst I stay here, For thy face coins them, and thy stamp they bear, And by this mintage they are something worth, For thus they be Pregnant of thee; Fruits of much grief they are, emblems of more, When a tear falls, that thou falls which it bore.
Free mintage must have facilitated the expansion of monetary supply in the economy, as rich persons possessed silver in sufficient quantity in that era.
As with the earlier mintage, the issuance of coins for economic and political purposes reflects the contemporary practice of both established kingdoms, as well as of newly established political entities seeking recognition and legitimacy.
7) Faulkner's critics continue to raise the value of that property by digging farther and deeper into Faulkner's texts - sometimes salting those texts with coins of recent mintage.