Coin vs Recoining - What's the difference?

coin | recoining |

As a proper noun coin

is a city in iowa.

As a verb recoining is


As a noun recoining is

the act or result of coining again.




(en noun)
  • (money) A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.
  • * 1883: (Robert Louis Stevenson), (Treasure Island)
  • ...the coins were of all countries and sizes - doubloons, and louis d'ors, and guineas, and pieces of eight...
  • A token used in a special establishment like a casino (also called a chip).
  • (figurative) That which serves for payment or recompense.
  • * Hammond
  • The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood is repaid in a nobler coin .
  • One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.
  • A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge.
  • Derived terms

    * coinage


    (en verb)
  • To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture.
  • to coin''' silver dollars; to '''coin a medal
  • To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate.
  • Over the last century the advance in science has led to many new words being coined .
  • * Dryden
  • Some tale, some new pretense, he daily coined , / To soothe his sister and delude her mind.
  • To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.
  • * John Locke
  • Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day.


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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act or result of coining again.
  • recoinings of archaic terms