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  1. coins

    The Combined Online Information System (COINS) is a database containing HM Treasury's detailed analysis of departmental spending under thousands of category headings. The database contains around 24 million lines of data. The database has codes for more than 1,700 public bodies in the United Kingdom including central government departments, local authorities, NHS trusts and public corporations. COINS is used by the Office for National Statistics for statistical purposes.The Treasury describes the database as "a web based multi-dimensional database used by HM Treasury to collect financial information". Data from the COINS database is used to prepare the National Accounts.


  1. COinS

    ContextObjects in Spans, commonly abbreviated COinS, is a method to embed bibliographic metadata in the HTML code of web pages. This allows bibliographic software to publish machine-readable bibliographic items and client reference management software to retrieve bibliographic metadata. The metadata can also be sent to an OpenURL resolver. This allows, for instance, searching for a copy of a book in one's own library.

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  1. coinsnoun

    Plural noun of coin.

    The mint in our country produces the coins that are needed for our countries currency as well as the coins necessary for other countries when they need it too.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 13, 2016  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. COINS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Coins is ranked #109258 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Coins surname appeared 162 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Coins.

    59.2% or 96 total occurrences were White.
    28.4% or 46 total occurrences were Black.
    4.3% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    4.3% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

Anagrams for COINS »

  1. icons

  2. cions

  3. scion

  4. sonic

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of COINS in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of COINS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of COINS in a Sentence

  1. Mario Pahlow:

    It's hard to work out what these coins were worth back then using today's standards but it's reasonable to assume that you could buy a very good suit, including a waistcoat and top hat, with one of these coins.

  2. Jerome Seymour Bruner:

    The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion-these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.

  3. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba:

    Man's many desires are like the small metal coins he carries about in his pocket. The more he has the more they weigh him down.

  4. Heritage Auctions:

    While subsequent dollar coins struck featuring stars were added to the front of the coin, starless coins are considered by collectors and institutions as one-of-a-kind prototypes for the silver examples that would follow.

  5. Henry Aaron:

    Three months into the lockdown, I realized that the paper money and coins I had in my pocket were the same paper coins and money I'd had in my pocket three months before. I just wasn't using them, in that environment, the disruption that would be caused by buying back outstanding coins would be zilch.

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