Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A papal silver coin, one tenth of a scudo: apparently so called from Pope Julius II.

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Examples

  • The giulio was a silver coin worth 56 Italian centimes.

    XXI

  • The giulio was a coin of 56 Italian centimes or 8 Tuscan crazie, which in Florence was also called barile or gabellotto, because the sum had to be paid as duty on a barrel of wine.

    LXXX

  • The 'giulio' was a silver coin worth 56 Italian centimes.

    Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • The 'giulio' was a coin of 56 Italian centimes or 8 Tuscan

    Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • A grosso, introduced in 1736, was equal to half a giulio (25 baiocchi); there were also the mezzogrosso, and the testone = 30 giulii.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • The fractional silver coins were the half scudo, and the giulio, called also paolo, which was equal to 0ยท1 seudi.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • The churches of Cremona, Mantua, and Milan are filled with his frescoes; and Saint Margaret's, in his native town, is a giulio Campi gallery.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • I then made dies for a giulio; [3] it had San Giovanni in profile, seated with a book in his hand, finer in my judgment than anything which I had done; and on the other side were the armorial bearings of Duke Alessandro.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • The good Federigo dismissed them with a last effort and new invention of charity; to every countryman who presented himself at the archiepiscopal palace, he gave a giulio, 3 and a reaping sickle.

    Chapter XXVIII

  • When I was aware of this, I dismounted from my horse Tornon, saddled one of the beasts with my pad and stirrups, and gave a giulio to the groom in waiting.

    IV

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