follis

noun fol·lis \ˈfälə̇s, ˈfȯl-\

Definition of follis

plural

folles

\-äˌlēz, -ȯˌlās\
  1. 1 :  a Roman bronze coin of the late Empire having a silver coating and a very small value

  2. 2 :  a large bronze coin current in the Byzantine Empire under Anastasius (a.d. 491-518) that was marked with a large M

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Origin and Etymology of follis

Late Latin, from Latin follis bag — more at fool


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