Definition of Ducatoon

1. n. A silver coin of several countries of Europe, and of different values.



Definition of Ducatoon

1. Noun. A silver coin formerly used in Holland and other Dutch-speaking territories. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ducatoon

1. an old silver coin [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ducatoon

duboisine
dubonnet
dubonnets
dubplate
dubplates
dubs
dubstep
dubstepper
dubsteppers
dubtronica
dubu
ducal
ducally
ducana
ducat
ducatoon (current term)
ducatoons
ducats
ducdame
duce
duces
duces tecum
duchess
duchesse
duchesse d'angouleme
duchessed
duchesses
duchessing
duchesslike
duchessy

Literary usage of Ducatoon

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1. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"ducatoon. A half-ducat, worth about ¡s. Duck. [Ger. tuch, cloth.} A light canvas, used for sails, etc. Duck at the yardarm, To. ..."

2. The Numismatic Circularby Spink & Son by Spink & Son (1908)
"VF 51282 Ж. Half ducatoon 1619. Similar type. VF 51283 Ж. Real. ... Crowned shield of arms and supporters. EF 5 1287 Ж- ducatoon. Similar. ..."

3. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1817)
"The standing value ofthat copper coin was dependent on the regulation of government, that made eighty of them always equal to one silver ducatoon. ..."

4. The Works, Political, Metaphysical, and Chronological, of the Late Sir James by James Steuart (1805)
"... is the weight of a ducatoon, or of 3 florins bank money of ... of this coin : The ducatoon was coined, according to the imperial ..."

5. An Historical, Political, and Statistical Account of Ceylon and Its Dependencies by Charles Pridham (1849)
"This stiver, differed from the Dutch coin of the same name, sixty- six of which were equal to the ducatoon. The remittances of the Dutch settlers, ..."

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