friedrichsdor

noun
fried·​richs·​dor | \ ¦frēdriks¦dȯ(ə)r, -iḵs- \
variants: or friedrich d'or
plural friedrichsdors or friedrich d'ors

Definition of friedrichsdor

: a gold coin of Prussia equal to five silver thalers first struck by Frederick II in the second half of the 18th century

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History and Etymology for friedrichsdor

German, from Friedrich Frederick II †1786 king of Prussia + French d'or of gold

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“Friedrichsdor.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/friedrichsdor. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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