1) To coin was to mint coins, and that was a lawful process but the word in Yorkshire often has to do with illegal coining, the making of counterfeit coins.

1484 one John Stafford, noised for a coigner upon whome I have fondon a certain some of money called crownes and other coigne of laton coigned, which as he haith confessed he thought to have gilted and utterd within this Citie, York

1532 Jorg Gaall kept cunyng irons ... and ... conyd ob [obulus or halfpenny] at plesir, York. See GRLD46-48.

spellings coiner
places York
dates 1484 1532

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