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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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Mint flights departing from Los Angeles will feature ice creams from Los Angeles-based Coolhaus.
Each year the Mint strives to bring the best experience to a diverse range of visitors, receiving regular commendation from tours groups and individuals; it is an honour to receive this recognition from our local industry.
Wales rugby player Michael Owen was on hand at the Royal Mint, Llantrisant, to strike limited edition gold and silver Grand Slam medals in 2005 | Wales rugby player Michael Owen was on hand at the Royal Mint, Llantrisant, to strike limited edition gold and silver Grand Slam medals in 2005
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The new bars are likely to appeal to people looking for a "cost-effective" way to buy bullion, with the gold bars having the added appeal of being VAT-free, the Mint said.
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Smith emphasized that this version of Mint will allow the institution to customize the advisory email messages Mint as become known for.
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The demand for gold and silver has been unprecedented," a spokesman for the Mint told Reuters.