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Mint

A place where coins are manufactured. In general, the coins produced at a government-sponsored mint are legal tender, though private minted coins may have an intrinsic value due to their metal content. Before fiat money became common, many paper notes were exchangeable for a minted coin containing some specified level of gold or silver.

mint

the organization that has the exclusive right to manufacture and issue BANK NOTES and COINS on the instructions of a government's monetary authorities. In the UK this function is performed by the Royal Mint, part of the BANK OF ENGLAND.
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These outstanding results show what an important landmark the Royal Australian Mint is on the map of Canberra, Mr McCormack said.
I love spearmint added to new potatoes and peas when they are cooking, it is unbeatable for making the very best mint sauce to accompany roast lamb and it is an essential ingredient in that classic summer cocktail the mint julep, which originated in the southern states of the USA.
The flavours can be used both in new products and as cost-effective extenders, reducing raw material costs and providing insulation against the volatile mint market.
The demand for gold and silver has been unprecedented," a spokesman for the Mint told Reuters.
The launch will be supported by TV advertising, in-store promotions, PR and sampling and the new mints will be featured in the brand's ongoing sponsorship of Hollyoaks.
Display mints alongside bags of your high-end coffee and espresso-making equipment.
Among women the favourites are Polo Mints, Haribo's and Werther's Originals.
As a result the Mint, which employs more than 900 people at Llantrisant, has launched its Better Working Programme - as part of a wider effort to make long term improvements to the performance of the organisation.
Because consumers look to Doublemint to provide the perfect amount of mild mint enjoyment rather than intense mint flavor, Doublemint Twins mints will become an instant classic.
Crush a mint sprig between your fingers and you'll release that distinctive cool, green scent that makes your mouth water irresistibly.
A public relations and celebrity seeding program that places Eclipse mints in the hands of talk show hosts and their guests.
After sugar, the second ingredient in the mints is partially hydrogenated palm kernel oil.