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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 653 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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COIIN, a town of southern Spain in the province of Malaga; 18 m. W.S.W. of the city of Malaga. Pop. (1900) 12,326. Coin is finely situated on the northern slope of the Sierra de Mijas, overlooking the small river Saco and surrounded by vineyards and plantations of oranges and lemons. There are marble quarries in the neighbourhood, and, despite the lack of a railway, Coin has a thriving agricultural trade. The population increased by more than half between i88o and 1900.
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COIF (from Fr. coiffe, Ital. cuffia, a cap)

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