Pay, as in salary or hourly wage.
"Dude, with a job title like Assistant Manager, you should be pulling down some major COINAGE."

"My dear board members, as CEO, I recommend for myself some huge COINAGE and a golden parachute!"
by DrDave8 December 27, 2006
the act of coining or inventing new words
Few acts are as conceited, supercilious, and trite as coinage of contrived words, most of which will never see their day in the vernacular.
by Slick Willy March 16, 2005
Using a large amount of coins to pay for an item to lighten purse baggage often pissing off the checkout staff.

Checkout: Thats $5.35 thanks

Person: brings out change

Checkout: 5c 5c 5c 5c 5c 5c 5c 5c... hold on..5c..10c..15c..20c *1 minute passes

Person: Sorry about the coinage

Checkout: Thanks, and stuffs the rest into the till

Checkout later finds that the till is down on money
by Jasmeena May 9, 2007
Money in the form of metal coin, shrapnel,
Do you have any coinage for the drink machine?
by jyther January 28, 2004
To give out chocolate coins to other people for free.
"Does anybody want coinage?"
"yes please" "oh yum"
by David 2208 December 20, 2007
Coinage is to guys as cleavage is to chicks. Guys have big money, girls have big boobs.
Girl: Whoa, eric has some major coinage!

Guy: Dude, Check out Cindys cleavage! theres like no gap!
by run4urmony February 10, 2011
Having a lot of shrapnel in the form of money, usually in your wallet/pockets.
(At train station)

"Hey niqquers"
"Sup Norbit"
"How much is the train ticket when using these machines?"
"Err usually about £1.20"
"Dayum thats so bad I only have Bare Dolla!"
"Ah unlucky mate, looks like you're gunna gain Bare Coinage."