variants: or less commonly specie dollar or species dollar

Definition of speciedaler

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

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First Known Use of speciedaler

1706, in the meaning defined above

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“Speciedaler.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speciedaler. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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