stater

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sta·ter

noun \ˈstā-tər, stä-ˈter\

Definition of STATER

:  an ancient gold or silver coin of the Greek city-states

Origin of STATER

Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek statēr, literally, a unit of weight, from histanai to cause to stand, weigh — more at stand
First Known Use: 14th century

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