crown gold


Definition of crown gold

  1. :  gold eleven-twelfths fine (see 3fine 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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Circa 1530

First Known Use of crown gold

circa 1530

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to cast off or become cast off

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