crocard

noun
croc·ard
variants: or less commonly crockard \ˈkräkərd, krōˈkärd \
plural -s

Definition of crocard 

: a base metal coin of foreign origin that circulated in England at two to the penny from the late 13th century until its circulation was prohibited in 1310 — compare pollard sense 1

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History and Etymology for crocard

Middle English crocarde, from Middle French crocard, perhaps from croc hook (of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse krōkr hook) + -ard

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