denarius/denarii

Rendered as denarii; equivalent of denier in French. A denarius is a silver coin.

twelve denarii = 1 solidus; 240 denarii= 1 pound silver. From the ninth to the thirteenth century, the denarius (denier) is the unique coin minted in the kingdom of France. The roman denarius (also silver) originally equaled 10 asses, later eighteen.

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