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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.

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The continual decay of the milk and copper coins refers to both the artist's own mortality and his family's move from the Caribbean to England in the mid 20th century.
In response, OKI Circuit Technology successfully developed a new T-Coin (Technology of copper Coin insert) structure that increases the area available for heat conduction for a limited number of through-holes by inserting cylindrical copper (copper coins) into through-holes without leaving gaps using a specially-developed method that minimizes pressure loading.
A spokesman said: "Lots of people keep copper coins in jars and piggy banks around the house.
The gold was melted and mixed with copper coins and distributed onto the open market.
In declaring his intention to introduce a brand new currency comprising seven gold, silver, and copper coins, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi builds on an already-staggering commitment to his pre-mediaeval ideology, reminding us anew of the utterly alien parallel universe in which he and his coterie reside.
A website affiliated with the group said its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has ordered the minting of gold, silver and copper coins for a new currency.
They even made us little gifts like rings and brooches from copper coins we gave them.
It is difficult to say exactly how copper coins turned out on territory of Uzbekistan at the end of XVI century, which were issued in Lahore and Delhi for domestic market.
The ongoing excavation at site began in mid- January and in the last three months, ASI team has found a rare 12th century sculpture of Vishnu, a seal in terracotta from the Gupta period, pottery typical of the Kushan and Gupta periods, terracotta human figurines, ivory pendants, human figurines, a Gajalakshmi tablet and structures from the Mauryan period and copper coins.
They got into mine and tooK a few things including loose change I had for PARKING machines, although bizarrely they left the copper coins.
A 26-year-old African housemaid has been referred to the Dubai criminal court for allegedly stealing cash, jewels, and copper coins from her sponsor.
So give us your silver and copper coins, and we'll give you a stack of premium business cards.