A. accumulate precious metals
Mercantilism postulated that the richest state would be the most powerful.
how precious metals could be minted into coins.
I don’t answer people’s questions, but I’ll explain it to you,
Mercantilism is the idea that a country should produce whatever it needs within its own borders so that it does not have to pay other nations for those goods and services and can instead supply these goods/services to other countries.
Seems like a question of the type above, except for D. Mercantilism was an economic theory that asserted that global wealth was limited, like a pie, so each country wanted to get as much of the pie as possible, by having as much of the cake as possible. hard currencies (a), earning more colonies and raw materials (c) for which you would need a strong army (b). The country would also aim for self-sufficiency in order to export more than it imports (unlike d), which would help (a).