Rosa Americana


Definition of Rosa Americana

: 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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New Latin, American rose

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“Rosa Americana.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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