augustale

noun au·gus·tale \ˌau̇gəˈstälē\
variants: less commonly

augustalis

\ˌȯgəˈstalə̇s\

Definition of augustale

plural

augustales

\ˌau̇gəˈstälēz, ˌȯgəˈsta(ˌ)lēz\
  1. :  a medieval Italian gold coin struck in the 13th century by Frederick II, patterned after the Roman aureus, and having on the obverse the emperor's bust draped in Roman garb

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Origin and Etymology of augustale

Italian & Medieval Latin; Italian augustale, from Medieval Latin augustalis, from Augustalis of Frederick II †1250 Holy Roman Emperor, bearing, like all Roman emperors, the surname Augustus, from Latin, of Caesar Augustus, from Caesar Augustus + Latin -alis -al


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