Sentence Examples


  • At last that final expedient of weak governments, the debasing of the coinage, led to a crisis.
  • In the election of 1896 all the parties in the state declared in favour of the free and unlimited coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1.
  • Besides the ordinary shell money, there is a sort of stone coinage, consisting of huge calcite or limestone discs or wheels from 6 in.
  • The first national coinage was begun in 1822, and the decimal system was adopted in 1863.
  • It was among the towns that had the right of coinage, and it manufactured carts, baskets, &c. Cicero speaks of it as a place of some importance.