SEIGNIORAGE

SEIGNIORAGE

seigniorage (seen-y[schwa]r-ij), n. [Law French]

1. Hist. The tenure existing between lord and vassal.

2. Hist. A prerogative of the Crown; specif., the charge for coining bullion into money; mintage.

3. A royalty.

4. A profit.


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