Definition of recoinage in US English:

recoinage

noun

historical
  • The action or process of recoining money; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Bacon (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher. From re- + coinage, after recoin.

Pronunciation

recoinage

/ˌriːˈkɔɪnɪdʒ/