Carolus dollar

variants: or less commonly carolus
plural Carolus dollars or caroluses or caroli

Definition of Carolus dollar

: a Spanish-American peso or piece of eight issued by Charles III (1759–88) and Charles IV (1788–1808) of Spain

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First Known Use of Carolus dollar

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Carolus dollar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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