How to use Denarius in a sentence

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  • The unit of money was the denarius, not the silver, but a copper coin introduced by Diocletian, of which the value has been fixed approximately at kth of a penny.

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  • In the end, gently sifting away the excess, I uncovered another beautiful blackened denarius.

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  • When Jesus asks them if they have a silver denarius on their person, He tricks them into answering their own question.

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  • This is a silver denarius - the coin used to pay soldiers in the Roman army.

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  • Besides his papers in the Philosophical Transactions, the principal works of Greaves are Pyramidographia, or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt (1646); A Discourse on the Roman Foot and Denarius (1649); and Elementa linguae Persicae (1649).

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  • The scale of judicial fines is given in the denarius (" which makes so many solidi"), and it is known that the monetary system of the solidus did not appear until the Merovingian period.

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