Brasher Doubloon

noun Brash·er Doubloon \ˈbrashə(r)-\
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Brasher doubloon

Definition of Brasher Doubloon

  1. :  a gold coin of the weight of a doubloon struck in New York City in 1787

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Origin and Etymology of brasher doubloon

after Ephraim Brasher or Brashear, 18th century American goldsmith who struck it


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