mint mint, a. Like new; in brand-new condition; unworn, as a coin recently made at a mint[1]; as, he had a '53 Cadillac in mint condition. [PJC]

2. Specifically: (Numismatics) Uncirculated; in the same condition as when it was freshly coined at the mint[1]. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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