variants or piefort
plural -s
: a coin struck on an unusually thick flan (such as some patterns and multiple coins of France, Bohemia, and the Low Countries)

Word History


French pied-fort, from pied foot (from Latin ped-, pes) + fort strong, from Latin fortis

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“Piedfort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piedfort. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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