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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
- Spanish dollars
got the treasury
of Spanish dollars
and the average weight
came out to be 371 grains. A new Spanish dollar
Leone. The films
(1964), For a Few Dollars
More (1965) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966). They...
- A Fistful
(Italian: Per un pugno
di dollari, lit. 'For a Fistful
on-screen as Fistful
) is a 1964 Spaghetti
- halfpenny, which
to the French
sou. Spanish dollars
and U.S. dollars
were also in use, and from 1841 to 1858, the exchange
- currencies reached
its highest point
of 1.4885 U.S. dollars
to one dollar
. On 12 December
1983, the dollar
was floated, allowing
- Coordinated movements
of the spines enable
to move across
the seabed. The velvety spines
of live sand dollars appear
in a variety
of colors—green, blue...
- is the second
part of what is commonly known
as the Dollars
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. The films...
- Taiwan dollar
, at a rate of 40,000 old dollars
per one new dollar
are a variety
of alternative names
to the units
in Taiwan. The unit of dollar
- true gold dollars
are no longer
minted, the Sacagawea, Presidential, and American Innovation dollars
are sometimes referred
to as golden dollars
due to their...
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