speciedaler

noun

variants or less commonly specie dollar or species dollar
1
: the basic monetary unit of Norway in the mid 19th century
also : a silver coin representing one speciedaler
2
: a silver coin worth two rigsdalers issued in the 19th century for use in Denmark

Word History

First Known Use

1706, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of speciedaler was in 1706

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“Speciedaler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speciedaler. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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