In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context, –
(a) “Deface”, with its grammatical variations and cognate expressions, includes clipping, filing, stamping, or such other alteration of the surface or shape of a coin as is readily distinguishable from the effects of reasonable wear;
(b) “The Mint” includes the Mints now existing and any which may hereafter be established;
(c) “Prescribed” includes prescribed by a rule made under this Act;
(d) “Remedy” means variation from the standard weight and fineness; and
(e) “Standard weight” means the weight prescribed for any coin.