Mint (money)

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A mold for making coins, found at an excavation in China.
French-made coining press, from 1831.

mint is an industrial facility which manufactures coins that can be used in currency.

In coin collecting, the term "mint condition" means the coin has never been used ("in circulation"), just like it came out of the mint where it was made.