from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gold coin of Spain, the double escudo: same as doubloon.
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In the morning Manuel told the story to the children as they went to spend one golden doblon for toys and candy and sugared cakes.
A doblon, with the head of Carlos Tercero, hung round his neck, and was ever in his hand, being reverently kissed every few miles.