plural guldengroschens or 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

Word History


German, from gulden (from Dutch) + groschen

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“Guldengroschen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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