Definition of Mintmark
1. Noun. A mark on a coin that identifies the mint where it was produced.
Definition of Mintmark
1. Noun. An inscription stamped on a coin indicating the mint of origin. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mintmark
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Literary usage of Mintmark
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Family Coins Belonging to His by William Henry Smyth (1856)
"27, but differ in the mintmark letters: and moreover, on the obverse of 31, Vesta is regarding the right. Two or three conjectural explanations have been ..."
2. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"The President exhibited an angel of Henry VII, with mintmark greyhound's head, and reading BENRI instead of HENRIC', the legends in large characters. ..."
3. A Topographical History of Staffordshire: Including Its Agriculture, Mines by William Pitt (1817)
"mintmark, a Rose. The reverse is inscribed " Vice le Roi in ... with a Crown in the centre, and a Rose for the mintmark. We cannot conclude this department ..."
4. Journal by Australian Ex Libris Society (1885)
"... head of Shakespeare on his monument at Stratford, and an " apostle" spoon of silver, bearing the English mintmark of 1616 (the date of the poet's death, ..."
5. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1825)
"Thek name was derived from the mintmark of a Sun. They were current in England, and probably in Scotland by weight. * Dieppe. ..."
6. On the South African Frontier: The Adventures and Observations of an by William Harvey Brown (1899)
"Some of the famous horses of the early days were mintmark, Pilot, Unknown, Common, and Bulawayo. Even the old Pioneer horse, Bones, had his day at ..."
7. Scientific Lectures by John Lubbock (1890)
"(mintmark) J Biga; below, trident\ Types copied from last CAMV. Ear of bearded corn seated, hold-l ing Victory, mono-} grams in field . ..."
8. The Dated Alexander Coinage of Sidon and Ake by Edward Theodore Newell (1916)
"It is no less than certain that the staters with the known dates: MNIP S, T, Y, Ф, and Y belong to Sidon despite the fact that they bear no actual mintmark. ..."