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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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We were able to offer a trans-Tasman team, with MinterEllison and Minter Ellison Rudd Watts providing seamless service from our Sydney and Auckland offices.
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Krulder set up transportation for women veterans needing mammograms and patients needing radiation therapy to other VA medical facilities when Northport lost its accreditation for such treatment," Minter said.
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If you're in a relationship with someone and have a reasonable expectation that they're going to leave their estate to you, you can go to court and have them look at the facts," Minter says.
Minter was boxing a German, and actually floored his opponent, only to lose the decision.
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what a sedate life our Dan must have led before working on the Heath Hospital (UHW) in the 1960s for F Minter, London.
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