variants or Reichsthaler or reichstaler or Reichstaler
plural reichsthalers or Reichsthalers or reichstalers or Reichstalers
: a German thaler established in 1566 and of legal weight and fineness as distinguished from one of the many local varieties

called also speciestaler, speciesthaler, speciethaler

Word History


German, from reichs (genitive of reich realm) + taler

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“Reichsthaler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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