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- n. A silver coin minted during the Roman Empire between 294 to 310,A.D. weighing approximatley 3 ounces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Roman silver coin, weighing about 80 grains, introduced by the emperor Caracalla, and worth a denarius and a half.
Latin: argenteus (of silver) (Wiktionary)