Moneyage

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Moneyage A tax paid to the first two Norman kings of England to prevent them from debashing the coin.
    • Moneyage Mintage; coinage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n moneyage A mintage; the right of coining or minting money.
    • n moneyage A tribute formerly paid in England by tenants to their lord, in return for his undertaking not to debase the money which he had the right to coin. Also monetagium.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. monnayage, coinage