Definition of Triens

1. n. A Roman copper coin, equal to one third of the as. See 3d As, 2.



Definition of Triens

1. Noun. A bronze coin minted during the Roman Republic valued at 4 unciae. ¹

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Definition of Triens

1. a coin of ancient Rome [n -ENTES]

Medical Definition of Triens

1. A Roman copper coin, equal to one third of the as. See As. Origin: L, from tres, tria, three. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triens

tried
tried and true
tried on
tried out
triedral
trielcon
trielectronic
triene
trienes
triennia
triennial
triennially
triennials
triennium
trienniums
triens (current term)
trientes
trientine
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trier
trier of fact
trierarch
trierarchies
trierarchs
trierarchy
triers
tries
tries on
tries out
triester

Literary usage of Triens

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1857)
"... nourishes with gold and silver a copper triens,4' which devours them both. The origin and nature of this coin is to me incomprehensible ;" but I will ..."

2. The Numismatic Circularby Spink & Son by Spink & Son (1908)
"Diademed and 49940 Al. triens. Similar type; in field of Ri. ... triens. Obv. DN VALENTIN I AN VS PF AG. Diademed Diademed, and draped bust to r. Ri. ..."

3. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1872)
"A gold triens, in the British Museum. 4. Two monumental stones, in the Canterbury Museum. 5. A sword-hilt, from the cemetery at Gilton, now in the Mayer ..."

4. A Descriptive Catalogue of Rare and Unedited Roman Coins: From the Earliest by John Yonge Akerman (1834)
"Second and third brass (triens and Sextans) ------ -C FANNIA. A PLEBEIAN FAMILY. TWO VARIETIES. ... triens ..."

5. The Numismatic Journal by John Yonge Akerman, Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1837)
"This is not the case now: the same collection could not be purchased for less than sixty pounds. I will now give a description of this triens:— Obv. ..."

6. Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Family Coins Belonging to His by William Henry Smyth (1856)
"... have among them a certaine piece of brasse coine called a triens (the third part of a Roman asse) which they do keep and feed with silver and gold. ..."

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