crown gold

noun

Definition of crown gold

: gold eleven-twelfths fine (see fine entry 3 sense 1b) that was used in the minting of the crown of the rose from 1526 and adopted in 1634 as the standard for other English gold coins

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First Known Use of crown gold

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

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“Crown gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20gold. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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