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Coin

This term has 76,573 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name
Object category
Collection

Getty AAT term number

300037222

Narrower Terms used

Trade coinage

Equivalent Terms used

coins

Created

11yrs ago

Closely matched 3rd party resources

http://nomisma.org/id/coin
http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300037222
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q41207

Nomisma Definition

A coin is a small, flat, usually round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender. They are standardized in weight, and produced in large quantities at a mint in order to facilitate trade. They are most often issued by a government.

offizielles Zahlungsmittel, zumeist aus Metall, dessen Gegenwert durch die ausgebende Autorität garantiert wird

Labels in other languages sourced via Nomisma

Coin
ﻦﻗﻭﺩ
Münze
Monnaie
Monedă
Монета
Munt
Moneta
Νόμισμα
монета

Concept type

ObjectType

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