guldengroschen

noun
plural guldengroschens or guldengroschen

Definition of guldengroschen

: an old German silver coin that preceded the thaler in the 15th century, was at first worth one gold gulden, and in the 17th century had the value of ²/₃ of a thaler

called also guldentaler, guldenthaler, guldiner

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History and Etymology for guldengroschen

German, from gulden (from Dutch) + groschen

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“Guldengroschen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guldengroschen. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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