Mint Regalia

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Mint Regalia

 

the state’s monopoly right to mint and circulate coins.

On the basis of mint regalia, the state enacts coinage legislation defining the denomination, composition, standard, weight, and size of coins, their distinguishing imprints, tolerance in minting, and so on.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.