Definition of Pistareen. Meaning of Pistareen. Synonyms of Pistareen

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Definition of Pistareen

Pistareen
Pistareen Pis`ta*reen", n. An old Spanish silver coin of the value of about twenty cents.

Meaning of Pistareen from wikipedia

- reverse, and were known as "cross" pistareens (and cross reales). The peso duro (dollar) was usually worth five pistareens. On May 4, 1754 Ferdinand VI prohibited...
- the denomination as the two reales piece struck in Spain, known as a "pistareen" in the United States, p****ed for twenty cents (its Spanish colonial equivalent...
- for counterfeiting Dollars of 1748, 1763, 1764, and 1769; likewise for Pistareens of 1755. However, as the Es**** Gazette reported, he was freed that Sa****ay...
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