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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Coin(e)-house, later form of Coinȝie-house. — 1639 Johnston Diary 56.
It is thoght fitt that everie man give in his silver and gold work to the coine house to be striken in money
1674 Reg. Privy C. 3 Ser. IV. 125.
The Lord Chancellour, … to passe to his Majesties coinhouse, … and there cause be presented and oppened … the essay box
The said generall of his Majesties coinehous

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