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Definition of Dollars
DollarDollar Dol"lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an
abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first
coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St.
Joachim, in Bohemia. See Dale.]
(a) A silver coin of the United States containing 371.25
grains of silver and 41.25 grains of alloy, that is,
having a total weight of 412.5 grains.
(b) A gold coin of the United States containing 23.22
grains of gold and 2.58 grains of alloy, that is,
having a total weight of 25.8 grains, nine-tenths
fine. It is no longer coined.
Note: Previous to 1837 the silver dollar had a larger amount
of alloy, but only the same amount of silver as now,
the total weight being 416 grains. The gold dollar as a
distinct coin was first made in 1849. The eagles, half
eagles, and quarter eagles coined before 1834 contained
24.75 grains of gold and 2.25 grains of alloy for each
2. A coin of the same general weight and value, though
differing slightly in different countries, current in
Mexico, Canada, parts of South America, also in Spain, and
several other European countries.
3. The value of a dollar; the unit commonly employed in the
United States in reckoning money values.
Chop dollar. See under 9th Chop.
Dollar fish (Zo["o]l.), a fish of the United States coast
(Stromateus triacanthus), having a flat, roundish form
and a bright silvery luster; -- called also butterfish,
and Lafayette. See Butterfish.
Trade dollar, a silver coin formerly made at the United
States mint, intended for export, and not legal tender at
home. It contained 378 grains of silver and 42 grains of
Meaning of Dollars from wikipedia
- silver dollars
to 50 percent
of gold dollars
of the gold standard
in 1931, the Canadian dollar began
- halfpenny, which
to the French
sou. Spanish dollars
and U.S. dollars
were also in use, and from 1841 to 1858, the exchange
- the U.S. dollar
at par with the Spanish silver dollar
it into 100 cents, and authorized
of coins denominated
- A Fistful
(Italian: Per un pugno
di dollari, lit. 'For a Fistful
on-screen as Fistful
) is a 1964 Spaghetti
Leone. The films
(1964), For a Few Dollars
More (1965) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966). Their...
- currencies, for example: R$ – Robux
(Roblox) S$ – Sansar Dollars
(Sansar) L$ – Linden Dollars
(Second Life) M$ - Minecoins
(Minecraft) (Exclusive to Bedrock...
- urchins, sea cu****bers, and starfish.) Sand dollars
can also be called
"sand cakes" or "cake urchins". Sand dollars
in size, averaging
was devalued against
the US dollar
, from 101000 first dollars
(101 once revalued) to 250 second dollars
, a decrease
60% (see exchange...
- Flex dollars
are a form of payment
used at large
University, James Madison
- ISBN 0-86051-790-X. For a Few Dollars
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