Silver was coined in the island of Aegina soon afterwards.
Osawatomie was settled about 1854 by colonists sent by the Emigrant Aid Company, and was platted in 1855 its name was coined from parts of the words "Osage" and "Pottawatomie."
The amount of gold in standard ounces (916.6 fine) corresponding to the " imported " bullion is thus ascertained, and on the application of the importer the gold is coined and delivered to him in the form of sovereigns and half-sovereigns at the rate of £3, 17s.
The production in Rutherford and Burke counties and their vicinity was so great, and transportation to the United States Mint at Philadelphia so difficult, that from 1831 to 1857 gold was privately coined in I, 22 and 5 dollar pieces bearing the mark of the coiner " C. Bechtler, Rutherford county, N.C."
At this time the podestd's palace (the Bargello) was built, and the gold florin was first coined and soon came to be accepted as the standard gold piece throughout Europe.
Bars from which sovereigns are to be coined are 22 in.
Meanwhile the Italian mint coined thalers bearing the portrait of King Humbert, with an inscription referring to the Italian protectorate, and on the 1st of January 1890 a royal decree conferred upon the colony the name of Eritrea.
Appietas) is coined by Cicero (Ad Fam.
The provincial mints were all closed just before the reign of Mary, who coined in London only.
His plan was to replace coined gold dollars by " gold bullion dollar certificates " which should command such weight of gold bullion as might legally be declared to constitute a dollar at that particular time.
21 sqq.), Shem numbers among his descendants Assyrian, Arabian, Aramaean and Hebrew populations, whence the ethnic Semitic (strictly speaking, Shemitic) has been coined as a convenient term for these peoples.
In the hope of relieving his financial difficulties, the king erected a mint, where money was coined of the "worst kind of old brass, guns and the refuse of metals, melted down together," of the nominal value of £1,568,800, with which his troops were paid, and tradesmen were compelled to receive it under penalty of being hanged in case of refusal.
Wood's copper money for Ireland and America was coined at Wolverhampton (1700-1722), and the tradesmen's tokens were struck at various towns.
Hence the name Brissotins, coined by Camille Desmoulins, which was sometimes substituted for that of Girondins, sometimes closely coupled with it.
Among other treasures it contains the silver coffin of St Liborius, a substitute for one which was coined into dollars in 1622 by Christian of Brunswick, the celebrated freebooter.
The poem is evidently intended to display the writer's knowledge of obscure names and uncommon myths; it is full of unusual words of doubtful meaning gathered from the older poets, and many long-winded compounds coined by the author.
Of the thalers, the Vereinsthaler, coined until 1867 in Austria, was by ordinance of the Bundesrat declared illegal tender since the 1St of January 1903.
In 1871 a common system for the whole empire was established, the unit being the Mark (= I 1~d.), which was divided into a hundred Pfennige: a gold currency was introduced (Doppel-Kronen =20 M.; Kronen 10 M.); no more silver was to be coined, and silver was made a legal tender only up to the sum of twenty marks.
There is a subsidiary coinage (introduced in 1908) consisting of a nickel penny and a nickel tenth of a penny (the last-named was first coined in aluminium, but this metal proved unsuitable and was withdrawn).
ANGIOSPERMS. The botanical term "Angiosperm" (ayyeEov, receptacle, and o-71pua, seed) was coined in the form Angiospermae by Paul Hermann in 1690, as the name of that one of his primary divisions of the plant kingdom, which included flowering plants possessing seeds enclosed in capsules, in contradistinction to his Gymnospermae, or flowering plants with achenial or schizo-carpic fruits - the whole fruit or each of its pieces being here regarded as a seed and naked.
It was he who coined the phrase (Birmingham, 1894) as to the government's "ploughing the sands" in their endeavour to pass Liberal legislation with a hostile House of Lords.
Taking Hierocles as authority, the extent of the two provinces at the beginning of the 6th century will be readily gathered from the accompanying list, in which those towns which coined money under the Roman empire are italicized and the name of the nearest modern village is appended.
Over moo silver denarii, all coined before 63 B.C., were found at Faesulae in 182 9.
The story of the hatchet and the cherry-tree, and similar tales, are undoubtedly apocryphal, having been coined by Washington's most popular biographer, Mason Weems.
(or 4.5 milreis to the pound sterling) and the conto of reis (moo milreis) are used for the calculation of large sums. Gold pieces of 10, 5, 2 and 1 milreis were coined up to 1891; 10, 5, and 2 testoon (testdo) pieces, worth respectively 1000, 500 and 200 reis, are coined in silver; testoons of Ioo reis and half testoons of 50 reis, in nickel; pieces of 20, 10 and 5 reis in bronze.
The French Huitrier, however, appears to be a word coined by Brisson.
The Romans also used lead as an alloy in their bronze coins, but gradually reduced the quantity, and under Caligula, Nero, Vespasian and Domitian, coined pure copper coins; afterwards they reverted to the mixture of lead.
94), but also of coined money.
was for a long while largely struck with Alexander's 3 own image and superscription; the gold and silver coined in the names of Antigonid and Seleucid kings and by the minor principalities of Asia, kept to the Attic standard which Alexander had established.
avri, against, e6 sos, law), a term apparently coined by Luther to stigmatize Johannes Agricola and his following, indicating an interpretation of the antithesis between law and gospel, recurrent from the earliest times.
Rapson 2 has pointed out that both Kharosthi and Brahmi letters are found upon Persian silver sigloi, which were coined in the Punjab and belong to the period Oldest Saba:An Bra Hmi FfHAROSTHI kTHIOPIC tfignyarinc, ([[Arabic) Table I]].
The coining of gold was the exclusive prerogative of the king; silver could be coined by the satraps, generals, independent communities and dynasts.
The social and political condition of Ireland, and the pastoral occupation of the inhabitants, were unfavourable to the development of foreign commerce, and the absence of coined money among them shows that it did not exist on an extensive scale.
These were first coined in the reign of Charles II.
A shilling is token money merely, it is nominally in value the one-twentieth of a pound, but one troy pound of silver is coined into sixty-six shillings, the standard weight of each shilling being 87.27 grains.
The first introduction of coined money is ascribed to Servius Tullius.
Half and fifth pounds are also coined.
and James II.; she had caused laws and writs to run in her own name, she had neglected to exact the oath of allegiance to the sovereign, though carefully exacting an oath of fidelity to her own government, she had protected the regicides, she had coined money with her own seal, she had blocked legal appeals to the English courts, she had not compelled the observance of the navigation acts.
In Australia, the United States, Japan and some other countries, the Mints receive unrefined gold from the mines and refine it before it is coined.
In the Cluniac circle was coined the principle: Canonica auctoritas Dei lex est, canon law being taken in the Pseudo-Isidorian sense.
A bill went through both Houses of Congress providing that a silver dollar should be coined of the weight of 4122 grains, to be full legal tender for all debts and dues, public and private, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract.
It is curious that Tibet, though using coined money, seems never, strictly speaking, to have had a coinage of its own.
The work of Bible translation has been particularly long and difficult; for the innumerable peoples who did not speak some form of Arabic the languages had first to be reduced to writing, and many Christian terms had to be coined.
The system of coinage is also curious: 105 English rupees are melted down, and the alloy extracted, leaving 100 rupees' worth of silver; 295 more English rupees are then melted, and the molten metal mixed with the 100 rupees silver; and out of this 808 Kandahari rupees are coined.
Another fund, of about 5,200,000, serves for the construction and armament of fortresses; while 6,000,000, known as the Reichskriegsschatzor war treasure fund is not laid out at interest, butis stored in coined gold and bullion in the Juliusturm at Spandau.
in coined money, bullion or bank-notes, the remainder in bills at short sight.
One, 3/4, 3/4 and ~f piastre pieces are coined in nickel and 1ff and fff piastre pieces in bronze.
For several years no Egyptian gold pieces have been coined.
The Egyptian pound is practically nonexistent, nearly all that were coined having been withdrawn from circulation.
But the early coins that have been found there are mainly Greek, and especially Athenian, and it was not until the introduction of a regular currency in the three metals under the Ptolemies that much use was made of coined money.
Since 1873 gold has been the standard, and gold pieces of 20 and 10 kroner are coined, but not often met with, as the public prefers bank-notes.
The earliest mention of the name Antichrist, which was probably first coined in Christian eschatological literature, is in the Epistles of St John (I.
The word was coined by Demiscianus, a Greek scholar, at the request of Federigo Cesi, founder of the Accademia dei Lincei, from the Greek ri XE, far, and ovoirEUU, to see.
This potentate called himself "king of kings," commanded an army and a fleet, coined money, adopted Greek as the official language, and lived on good terms with the Roman empire.
The essential questions that are involved are so old that historians commonly speak of the "Eastern Question" in reference to events that happened long before the actual phrase was coined.
Hajjaj coined silver dirhems at Kufa in 694.
Skeat (Etymological Dictionary), is as follows: " A coined word; made from French sus, Latin susum or sursum, above, in the same way as sovereign is made from Latin super; it corresponds to a Low Latin type suseranus."
It coined silver and copper during the 5th and 4th centuries B.C. The name Kaffa (Genoese Capha, Turkish Kefe) first occurs in a writer of the 9th century.
Substances which were comparatively transparent to heat he designated by the adjective "diathermane," the property being "diathermanate," while for the heattint or heat-coloration produced by passage through different materials he coined the word "diathermansie."
Horned cattle constituted the chief wealth of the country, and were the standard for estimating the worth of anything, for the Irish had no coined money and carried on all commerce by barter.
It is confusing, but not uninstructive, to find that within the Balanid group such generic titles as Stephanolepas and Platylepas have been coined.
Whoever coined the phrase "Familiarity breeds contempt" must have gone that route.
New words are constantly being coined, some will prove ephemeral, others are here to stay.
Chris first coined the phrase "the long tail" in the 2004 Wired article by the same name.
For Lassalle, who coined the aphorism on science and the proletariat, science, like the state, stands above the class struggle.
To use a few well chosen words, coined by some animal expert no doubt, I have been quite the busy beaver.
coined the phrase " The Long Tail " in the 2004 Wired article by the same name.
The word cyberpunk was coined by writer Bruce Bethke, who wrote a story with that title in 1982.
The term cyberpunk was first coined by Bruce Bethke in his short story Cyberpunk published in 1983.
The phrase " virtual reality, " coined by Jaron Lanier (3 ), is more generic than the term cyberspace.
The term was coined by the sociolinguist Labov to describe how people feel about their language variety when it is constantly denigrated.
I've always been a big fan of the pathetic fallacy, unlike Ruskin, who coined the term.
The term hydroponics was originally coined in the mid 20th Century.
In 1842, he coined the term dinosaur (from the Greek for " terrible lizard " ).
The term ' meme ' was coined by Richard Dawkins in his 1976 bestseller The Selfish Gene.
I once coined the overstatement ` labor migration is the engine of social change ' .
I assume this is more of a problem with regard to artificially coined neologisms than with words from the spoken language.
A witty subeditor coined a nickname for the operation that immediately stuck: the Frying Squad.
ninetyterm Neuro-Diversity was first coined in the USA in the nineties on a computer list for people with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome.
She didn't know what was wrong, but she coined my parting ' the parting of the red sea ' .
pathetic fallacy, unlike Ruskin, who coined the term.
slogan coined by Brown: tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.
Or, to revive a slogan coined by Brown: tough on crime, tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.
Biodiversity is the word coined by the zoologist E. O. Wilson to summarize the phrase biological diversity.
The term ' biodiversity ' was coined by the American zoologist Edward O. Wilson and is an abbreviation of ' biological diversity ' .
Against the first kind of argument, as formulated by Moses Mendelssohn, Kant advances the objection that, although we may deny the soul extensive quantity, division into parts, yet we cannot refuse to it intensive quantity, degrees of reality; and consequently its existence may be terminated not by decomposition, but by gradual diminution of its powers (or to use the term he coined for the purpose, by elanguescence).
Moneys due to a provincial governor from the state treasury were often, perhaps regularly, received and disbursed by the quaestor; the magazines seem to have been under his charge; he coined money, on which not unfrequently his name appears alone.
paelex, " concubine," it is conceivable that it meant "halfbreeds," and was a name coined in contempt by the conquering Sabines, who turned the tonta Maronca into the community of the Marrucini (q.v.).
The story of the hatchet and the cherry-tree, and similar tales, are undoubtedly apocryphal, having been coined by Washington's most popular biographer, Mason Weems (d.
In the English Mint the pyx is the chest in which are placed one coin from every 15 lb of newly coined gold and one from every 60 lb of newly coined silver to await the "trial of the pyx" (see Mint).
(Karel Capek, an acclaimed Czech playwright, coined the word to describe the mechanized workers in his play.)
Or, to revive a slogan coined by Brown: tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.
The term ' biodiversity ' was coined by the American zoologist Edward O. Wilson and is an abbreviation of ' biological diversity '.
In 1966, the Philadelphia Police Department coined the phrase to describe their attitude toward the crowds of shoppers and traffic jams that occur on the day after Thanksgiving.
Another thing that happens is the parent that didn't allow the child to do something may feel guilty or be coined as the "bad parent".
Other historians believe that the moniker was coined by antique dealers to drive up the price of basic, small cabinets and make them more interesting to consumers.
The panels are often positioned as walls, hence the reason why the popular name 'living wall' has been coined.
Effects can range anywhere from headaches and nausea to long-term issues with anxiety and the so-called "wind turbine noise syndrome", a term coined by Nina Pierpont in her book, "Wind Turbine Syndrome".
With a knack for creating camera ready faces, Max Factor coined the phrase "make up", as in, to make up a woman's face.
The actual term Internet didn't appear until 1986, when Jennifer Wimborne coined it.
She invented the Internet server and also coined the terms "World Wide Web," "WWW" and "Email."
Natalie Rose, in her book The Raw Food Detox Diet, coined the term "raw until dinner."
Since the term "veganism" was coined, many people have wondered how to distinguish between vegetarians and vegans.
This relatively new term was coined after the 2004 Super Bowl when singer Janet Jackson's breast was exposed during a half-time performance with Justin Timberlake, who ripped off part of her top as part of the act.
The so-called "father of nudism" was the German Heinrich Pudor (real name Heinrich Scham), who coined the term Nacktkultur ("naked culture") and whose book Nackende Menschen (Naked man ) was probably the first book on nudism.
Publicists coined the word striptease in the late 1920s.
With a fresh idea in hand the brothers went home, printed up a days worth of t shirts with the Jake logo and their coined phrase, "Life is Good," and the rest, they say, is history.
The word "transvestite" was coined in the 19th century, around the time the act was categorized as a mental illness.
The stereotype of the cowboy casanova has even made its way into internet slang, with the official definition coined by the Urban Dictionary, which has two definitions.
The first, probably coined by someone who had a bad experience in Oklahoma, describes the type as someone "who thinks he has charm, romance, and wit to score with attractive females.But doesn't!"
The term cataplexy, coined in 1902 by a Dr.Loëwenfeld, comes from the Greek word kataplexis meaning "fixation of the eyes."
In 1880, Dr. Jean-Baptiste-Edouard Gélineau coined the term narcolepsy, from the Greek words narke, meaning "stupor" or "numbness," and lepsis, meaning "to seize."
An Italian monk from Pisa who also coined the term for eyeglasses, "occhiali," Giordano da Rivalto, called them the art of making spectacles "one of the most useful arts on earth" and claimed to have met the man who invented them.
The term MMORPG has been coined to describe Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games.
It's sustainable farming practices years before the term was even coined.
He even coined his own style of tap improvisational dance known as improvisography.
Coined "sedu" from one of the most popular hair straightening manufacturers, pin straight styles are all the rage today.
This popular style which was made famous in the early 1980s through the mid 1990s was what coined the phrase "Business in the front, and party in the back," for good reason.
The founder Sy Sperling was featured in their early television commercials where he coined the phrase, "I'm not only the Hair Club President, I'm also a client."
Depending on the amount of hair that you have, 3 to 6 Liberty spikes, coined from the Statue of Liberty, will garner even more attention.
The term is attributed to John Holt, an educator and author who coined the phrase in the mid 1970s.
He coined the term orthomolecular medicine to describe the concept of using mega-doses of certain vitamins, mainly given intravenously, to treat various illnesses such as cancer.
The term "BBW" as it applies to "Big Beautiful Women" was first coined in 1979 by Carole Shaw as the title of a magazine dedicated to showcasing the attractiveness of larger women.
It was probably an earth sign that coined the phrase, airhead.
To look at Gemini, you might think "airhead" was coined to describe her flightiness.
Near death experience (NDEs) is a term coined by research pioneer, Dr. Raymond Moody.
Hush Puppies have steadily climbed up the fashion ladder since their creation, and the company coined the phrase "We Invented Casual."
These shows were commercially sponsored by household cleaning products such as laundry soap, dish soap and other 'cleaning soaps' and so they were coined 'soap operas.'
Idiot savant is a clinical term coined by Dr. J.
When the doctor coined the term, he merely chose the phrase to reflect the paradox between the advanced capabilities with low functioning in other areas.
In fact, followers of Oprah tend to be so loyal and enthusiastic that some critics have coined the term "the cult of Oprah.
Fast food, quick service…in fact we've coined the term instant gratification.
Then, in the 1800s, when British sailors observed the hula dancers on the Hawaiian Islands, they noted the similarity between hooping and hula dancing and the term "hula hoop" was coined.
Born and raised in Leeds, West Yorkshire, the Kaiser Chiefs are one of the original bands of the NME coined New Yorkshire.
When the term was first coined well over a decade ago, the term included 1930s and 1940s gems that survived from the time period.
It was penned by Franklin and Teddy White and produced by famed producer, journalist and A&R man Jerry Wexler (the man who first coined the term "R&B").
The show became so popular in its own right that it even coined the catch phrase, "You're fired!'
This plot device, the 'stolen eye of the idol', was fresh and new when Wilkie Collins first coined it in his 1868 novel The Moonstone, but which has become rather shopworn with use since then.
While robotics have been around since 270 BC, the term robot wasn't coined until 1921 when the Czech writer Karel Capek wrote a play called Rossum's Universal Robots, also known as R.U.R.
There has been a lot of talk about a morning after cream, a term that I coined many years ago; there has not been significant progress in this area though there are some promising products under investigation.
This is how the slang term "lunch hour face lift" was coined in reference to thread lifts.
When journalist Ben Hammersley coined the term "podcast," Adam Curry decided to to popularize it.
The "hypertext" part (a term coined in 1960) would contain links to related information.
Lynda Weinman, the pioneering web design educator, first coined the term "browser-safe palette."
A half, fifth and tenth of a peso are coined in silver, in addition to bronze coins.
Jewish shekels were first coined by Simon the Hasmonean, probably in 139-138 B.C. These bear inscriptions in the archaic Hebrew and various emblems, such as the cup or chalice, the lily branch with three flowers, the candlestick, the citron and palm branch and so forth.
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