trade dollar


Definition of trade dollar

: a U.S. silver dollar weighing 420 grains .900 fine issued 1873–85 for use in east Asian trade

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In that sense, trading dollars for cryptocurrencies is like most forms of investing. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, "So You Want To Get Started in Cryptocurrency," 13 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of trade dollar

1873, in the meaning defined above

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