variants or albertustaler
plural albertusthalers or albertustalers
: a silver coin worth three gulden formerly used in the Low Countries

Word History


German, from Dutch albertusdaalder, from Albert VII (Albertus) †1622 archduke of Austria and regent of the Netherlands, its coiner + Dutch daalder taler, from German taler

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of albertusthaler was in 1908

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“Albertusthaler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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