Moneyer Mon"ey*er, n. [From {Money}; cf. OF. monoier, F. monnoayeur, L. monetarius a master of the mint. Cf. {Monetary}.] 1. A person who deals in money; banker or broker. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster]

2. An authorized coiner of money. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

{The Company of Moneyers}, the officials who formerly coined the money of Great Britain, and who claimed certain prescriptive rights and privileges. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • moneyer — mÊŒnɪə(r) n. (Archaic) one who mints money …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Moneyer — A person licenced by the crown to strike coins, receiving the dies from the crown, and keeping 1/240 of the money coined for himself …   Medieval glossary

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  • moneyer — mon•ey•er [[t]ˈmʌn i ər[/t]] n. archaic a coiner of money • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME < OF monier < LL monētārius coiner; see monetary …   From formal English to slang

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