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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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And if ever Chaloner was arrested, he quickly turned King's Evidence and shopped his assistants and fellow coiners.
Coiner schools operate in more than two dozen districts across the country and Dr.
In their description of their experience teaching a Multicultural Women Writers course, Easton and Lutzenberger write that they worked hard with the main teacher, working-class studies pioneer Constance Coiner, to encourage dialogue that focused on class, yet their diverse students often resisted talking about class.
The company said it will reduce employment at its Phillipsburg, NJ, facility by 330 jobs, as well as close a Dayton, OH, pump operation, four service centers and IDP's Liberty Coiner, NJ, headquarters.
Impeachment didn't go their way, prompting the coiner of the phrase "Moral Majority," Paul Weyrich, to declare that there is no such thing.
Annette Kolodny, professor of comparative cultural and literary studies at the University of Arizona, implemented some of the changes Coiner suggests when she was a dean at her institution.
But for now, that only consists of the fact that "The X-Files" creator Chris Carter, coiner of that phrase, landed a high-seven figure book deal with Bantam this past week.
One of those livestock growers is 60-year-old Eron Coiner, who has 400 cattle on a 1,000-acre spread of private land within Idaho's Salmon National Forest.
We still wouldn't know of it if Constance Coiner three decades after its blacklisting hadn't discovered it, identified and fallen in love with its hero, Stephanie Koviak, and prodded the author to support her in seeking a new publisher.
He'd become a culture-hero, a coiner of the shibboleths of hip.
In creating his collaborative company, Original Ventures, Plattner has joined with others, including Jaron Lanier, the blond, dredlocked master inventor and coiner of the term "virtual reality," to bring the learning aspects of the center to the edges of the envelope.
Two young choreographers, Beth Coiner and Eun Me Ahn, used tight space to their best advantage, creating some of the most striking work of the downtown fall season.