coin money

coin money

To earn a very large amount of money, especially by doing something very successfully. We'll be coining money if we can manage to secure a trading partner in China. I hear Sarah been coining money with sales from her latest novel.
See also: coin, money

coin money

Also, mint money. Make a great deal of money easily or very quickly. For example, With a monopoly on the market he could coin money, or These highly motivated realtors just about enable the agency to mint money. This hyperbolic expression dates from the mid-1800s.
See also: coin, money
References in classic literature ?
I shall confine myself to a cursory review of the remaining powers comprehended under this third description, to wit: to regulate commerce among the several States and the Indian tribes; to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin; to provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the current coin and secureties of the United States; to fix the standard of weights and measures; to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws of bankruptcy, to prescribe the manner in which the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of each State shall be proved, and the effect they shall have in other States; and to establish post offices and post roads.
All that need be remarked on the power to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, is, that by providing for this last case, the Constitution has supplied a material omission in the articles of Confederation.
To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;
Barbicane, therefore, opened the enclosure to all comers; but, true to his practical disposition, he determined to coin money out of the public curiosity.
For, though nobody knew with the least precision what Mr Merdle's business was, except that it was to coin money, these were the terms in which everybody defined it on all ceremonious occasions, and which it was the last new polite reading of the parable of the camel and the needle's eye to accept without inquiry.
that she often was unable to understand), sufficed to make her reject an aspirant as unworthy: this one had neither heart nor delicacy; that one told lies, and was not religious; a third only wanted to coin money under the cloak of marriage; another was not of a nature to make a woman happy; here she suspected hereditary gout; there certain immoral antecedents alarmed her.
In the television segment, McKinley cites Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution, Congress is supposed "to coin Money, regulate the Value thereof.
About all this, die Constitution merely says in Article I, Section 8, Clause 5, that Congress shall have the power "To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin.
The Constitution, in Article I, Section 8, gives Congress the power "To coin money and regulate the value thereof," and stipulates that no state shall be permitted to "emit bills of credit.
Constitution, which delegates to Congress the power to coin money, the government brought suit.
Its job was to coin money for the upper classes to use--mostly gold.
Cowrie shells were used as money in China in 1200 BC, and about 600 years later Lydians were credited to be the first to coin money and open retail outlets.
NEWHALL - Twenty-six years ago, students at Hart High School thought the year 2000 would be a year of high technology, a time when coin money would be obsolete and platform shoes would be history.
If you're in the cash business it is hard not to coin money, so the shares look a good buy.
Now the Constitution gives Congress the right to coin money and regulate the value thereof, but it does not give it the right to manufacture dollars out of thin air.