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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 coin·age /ˈkɔɪnɪʤ/
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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coin·age n.
 1. The act or process of converting metal into money.
    The care of the coinage was committed to the inferior magistrates.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. Coins; the aggregate coin of a time or place.
 3. The cost or expense of coining money.
 4. The act or process of fabricating or inventing; formation; fabrication; that which is fabricated or forged. “Unnecessary coinage . . . of words.”
    This is the very coinage of your brain.   --Shak.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 coinage
      n 1: coins collectively [syn: mintage, specie, metal money]
      2: a newly invented word or phrase [syn: neologism, neology]
      3: the act of inventing a word or phrase [syn: neologism, neology]