Rosa Americana

noun

: one of a series of brass coins in twopence, penny, and halfpenny denominations issued in 1722–23 for use in America that bear on the reverse a rose and an inscription containing the words Rosa Americana

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Etymology

New Latin, American rose

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“Rosa Americana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rosa%20Americana. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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