Definition of Trientes
1. triens [n] - See also: triens
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Literary usage of Trientes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Arts in Early England by Gerard Baldwin Brown (1915)
"Unlike the earlier Roman coins however the trientes very rarely bear the name of a sovereign. The legend in nearly every case contains the indication of a ..."
2. Gallus: Or, Roman Scenes of the Time of Augustus. With Notes and Excursuses by Wilhelm Adolf Becker (1903)
"The trientes, which are often named, were regular drinking-vessels, goblets. ... The trientes were classed, it seems, among the goblets of middling size; ..."
3. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an Analysis of the by Sir William Blackstone, John Eykyn Hovenden, Archer Ryland (1836)
"... nian (;«) reduced it to trientes, or one third of the as or ... T^ 5 trientes J 4 Quadrantes J 3 ..."
4. New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly Founded on Blackstone) by Henry John Stephen, James Stephen (1858)
"... monthly, or 12/. per cent, per annum, to be taken for common loans; but Justinian (A) reduced it to trientes, or one-third of the as or centesima, ..."
5. Tribal Custom in Anglo-Saxon Law: Being an Essay Supplemental To: (1) The by Frederic Seebohm (1902)
"Gregory of Tours, when he has occasion to mention monetary payments, speaks of aurei, trientes, and argentei. In one story he speaks of solidi, trientes, ..."
6. The Coin Collector's Manual: Or, Guide to the Numismatic Student in the by Henry Noel Humphreys (1853)
"The consequence of this recognised independence of Spain was the issue of a gold coinage of great interest, consisting of trientes, or thirds of the ..."