A silver shilling. [Lat. argenteus = silver (adjective)]

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  • Argentĕus — (lat.), 1) silbern; 2) Silbermünze, der römische Denar; früher im Mittelalter so v.w. Solidus; 3) (Bot.), silberweiß …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Argenteus — The argenteus was a silver coin produced by the Roman Empire from the time of Diocletian s coinage reform in 294 AD to ca. 310 AD. It was of similar weight and fineness as the denarius of the time of Nero. The coin was produced at a theoretical… …   Wikipedia

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  • ARGENTEUS — I. ARGENTEUS Galliae Narbonens. fluv. in Provincia, inter Olbiam, et Forum Iulii in mare mediterraneum exiens. Argentius Ptolemaeo. Hodie Argentine Pineto, Argenton vero Villanovano. Alter vulgo Argent, in Rhodanum influens, separansque comitatum …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • argenteus — Silver Sil ver, a. 1. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling silver. Specifically: (a) Bright; resplendent; white. Silver hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] Others, on silver lakes and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • argenteus — noun A silver coin minted during the Roman Empire between 294 to 310,A.D. weighing approximatley 3 ounces …   Wiktionary

  • Argenteus — Argẹnteus   [lateinisch »silbern«] der, im weiteren Sinn Bezeichnung für jede römische Silbermünze, im engeren Sinn numismatische Bezeichnung für die von Diokletian eingeführte Silbermünze, die bis etwa 310 n. Chr. geprägt wurde …   Universal-Lexikon

  • argenteus —   Latin, meaning ‘of silver’, e.g. the root word of the specific epithet of Dioon argenteum, referring to the persistent silvery tomentum on the leaves …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • argenteus — /arjentiyas/ An old French coin, similar to the English shilling …   Black's law dictionary

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