from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An English gold coin, a double crown of James I.


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  • To the best of his knowledge, said this turnkey, having told the money over, there were twenty moidores, eighteen guineas, five broad pieces, a half-broad piece, five crowns, and two or three shillings.

    She Stands Accused

  • He searched and found the bag, and there was in it thirty-six moidores, eighteen guineas, five crown pieces, two half-crowns, two broad pieces of twenty-five shillings, four of twenty-three shillings, and one half-broad piece.

    She Stands Accused


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