hard coin

hard coin

n. lots of money. (see also coin.) Old Freddie is earning some hard coin these days.
See also: coin, hard
References in classic literature ?
If you want my advice, in order to save the hard coin you would have to pay to the lawyer folk over in Grenoble, you must send a bag of rye to the widow Martin, the woman who is bringing up the charity children.
The little man's latest jolly jape is to offer his services as mine host and resident comedian in exchange for hard coin.