Definition of Silver standard

1. Noun. A monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of silver.

Generic synonyms: Monetary Standard, Standard



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Literary usage of Silver standard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1885)
"And now conies the question: Why either gold or silver standard? Why not copper, or iron, or even wheat, or anything else? The answer is: that the best ..."

2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"The kings of Macedón in the fifth century used the Persian silver standard for their coins; but the cities of Chalcidice mostly used the standard of their ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Tl.? services which the double-standard countries rendered by acting i? intermediaries between gold and silver standard countries was al o dwelt on, ..."

4. Principles of Economics: With Special Reference to American Conditions by Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman (1905)
"The Abandonment of the silver standard. The gold standard had now been adopted in the most important countries. But there remained some of the American ..."

5. Principles of Economics by Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman (1909)
"The Abandonment of the silver standard. .The gold standard had now been adopted in the most im- ,. Or ' portant countries. But there remained some of the ..."

6. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1885)
"And now conies the question: Why either gold or silver standard? Why not copper, or iron, or even wheat, or anything else? The answer is: that the best ..."

7. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"The kings of Macedón in the fifth century used the Persian silver standard for their coins; but the cities of Chalcidice mostly used the standard of their ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Tl.? services which the double-standard countries rendered by acting i? intermediaries between gold and silver standard countries was al o dwelt on, ..."

9. Principles of Economics: With Special Reference to American Conditions by Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman (1905)
"The Abandonment of the silver standard. The gold standard had now been adopted in the most important countries. But there remained some of the American ..."

10. Principles of Economics by Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman (1909)
"The Abandonment of the silver standard. .The gold standard had now been adopted in the most im- ,. Or ' portant countries. But there remained some of the ..."

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