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  • n. The monetary unit of Tuscany from 1826 to 1859, subdivided into 100 quatrini; a florin

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Tuscan gold coin equal to about 27 United States cents: so called from the fact that it bore the fleur-de-lis, the arms of Florence.

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Examples

  • The first gold florin (fiorino) was coined, and soon became the standard gold coin in Europe.

    3. Florence

  • Santo lavava i piedi a tanti poveri, quant 'egli aveva anni, et lavavagli, come si deve ... et a tutti dava una veste bianca, et un pajo di calze, et un Alfonsino, et un fiorino et un carlino, et non so che altra moneta.

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

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  • This was called a florin (from the Italian fiorino

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 4

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