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- n. A small silver coin minted during the Roman Republic, equal to half of a denarius.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ancient Roman republican and imperial silver coin, in value half the denarius, or about 8 cents United States money.
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Discovered in the region of Grande Sertão Veredas National Park, on the tablelands of the Serra Geral plateau, Stenocercus quinarius is relatively safe within the protected area.
Their Latinized names refer to their morphology: quinarius in allusion to the five well-marked dorsal crests, and squarrosus in reference to the stiff, erected scales of the entire body.
It was followed by the minor denominations, the quinarius (1/2 denarius) and sestertius (1/4 denarius).
The species, Stenocercus squarrosus and Stenocercus quinarius are described in the current issue of the South American Journal of Herpetology.
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