This, as well as the word pecunia for money (pecus, cattle), indicates the fact of cattle having been the earliest Italian medium of exchange.
pecunia) in which payments of fines are made; and one of their words for war literally means " a desire for cows."
He wrote to the Minister of Public Instruction: "Pecunia tua tecum sit!"
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