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 for coin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coin \Coin\ (koin), n. [F. coin, formerly also coing, wedge,
     stamp, corner, fr. L. cuneus wedge; prob. akin to E. cone,
     hone. See Hone, n., and cf. Coigne, Quoin,
     1. A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. See
        Coigne, and Quoin.
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     2. A piece of metal on which certain characters are stamped
        by government authority, making it legally current as
        money; -- much used in a collective sense.
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              It is alleged that it [a subsidy] exceeded all the
              current coin of the realm.            --Hallam.
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     3. That which serves for payment or recompense.
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              The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood is
              repaid in a nobler coin.              --Hammond.
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     Coin balance. See Illust. of Balance.
     To pay one in his own coin, to return to one the same kind
        of injury or ill treatment as has been received from him.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coin \Coin\, v. i.
     To manufacture counterfeit money.
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           They cannot touch me for coining.        --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coin \Coin\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coined (koind); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Coining.]
     1. To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as
        a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture; as, to coin
        silver dollars; to coin a medal.
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     2. To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin
        a word.
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              Some tale, some new pretense, he daily coined,
              To soothe his sister and delude her mind. --Dryden.
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     3. To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.
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              Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
      v 1: make up; "coin phrases or words"
      2: form by stamping, punching, or printing; "strike coins";
         "strike a medal" [syn: mint, coin, strike]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  132 Moby Thesaurus words for "coin":
     L, angle, apex, beget, bend, bifurcation, bight, bread, breed,
     bring forth, bring into being, call into being, cant, cash, change,
     chevron, chips, conceit, conceive, conceptualize, concoct,
     contrive, cook up, corner, counterfeit, crank, create, crook,
     crotchet, crown, currency, deflection, design, develop, devise,
     discover, dogleg, double eagle, doubloon, dough, dream up, ducat,
     eagle, elbow, ell, engender, evolve, experience imaginatively,
     fabricate, fancy, fantasize, fictionalize, five-dollar gold piece,
     forge, fork, frame, furcation, generate, give being to,
     give rise to, gold piece, guinea, half crown, half eagle,
     hard money, hatch, hook, ideate, imagine, improvise, inaugurate,
     inflection, innovate, introduce, introduce new blood, invent, jack,
     knee, legal tender, make do with, make innovations, make money,
     make up, mature, mazuma, mint, moidore, mold, money, napoleon,
     neologize, neoterize, nook, originate, piece, piece of money,
     piece of silver, pioneer, plan, point, pound sovereign, procreate,
     produce, quoin, renew, renovate, revolutionize, roll of coins,
     rouleau, scratch, shape, shekels, shove the queer, silver,
     sovereign, spawn, specie, stamp, start, strike out, suppose,
     swerve, ten-dollar gold piece, think out, think up,
     twenty-dollar gold piece, utter, veer, vertex, zag, zig, zigzag

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     Before the Exile the Jews had no regularly stamped money. They
     made use of uncoined shekels or talents of silver, which they
     weighed out (Gen. 23:16; Ex. 38:24; 2 Sam. 18:12). Probably the
     silver ingots used in the time of Abraham may have been of a
     fixed weight, which was in some way indicated on them. The
     "pieces of silver" paid by Abimelech to Abraham (Gen. 20:16),
     and those also for which Joseph was sold (37:28), were proably
     in the form of rings. The shekel was the common standard of
     weight and value among the Hebrews down to the time of the
     Captivity. Only once is a shekel of gold mentioned (1 Chr.
     21:25). The "six thousand of gold" mentioned in the transaction
     between Naaman and Gehazi (2 Kings 5:5) were probably so many
     shekels of gold. The "piece of money" mentioned in Job 42:11;
     Gen. 33:19 (marg., "lambs") was the Hebrew _kesitah_, probably
     an uncoined piece of silver of a certain weight in the form of a
     sheep or lamb, or perhaps having on it such an impression. The
     same Hebrew word is used in Josh. 24:32, which is rendered by
     Wickliffe "an hundred yonge scheep."

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  COIN, commerce, contracts. A piece of gold, silver or other metal stamped by 
  authority of the government, in order to determine its value, commonly 
  called money. Co. Litt. 207; Rutherf. Inst. 123. For the different kinds of 
  coins of the United States, see article Money. As to the value of foreign 
  coins, see article Foreign Coins. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Coin, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    252
     Housing Units (2000): 118
     Land area (2000):     0.801642 sq. miles (2.076243 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.801642 sq. miles (2.076243 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            14970
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             40.656943 N, 95.234142 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     51636
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Coin, IA

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