Triens \Tri"ens\, n. [L., from tres, tria, three.] (Rom. Antiq.) A Roman copper coin, equal to one third of the as. See 3d {As}, 2. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Triens — Triens, ca. 241–235 v. Chr. römischer Triens, Zeichnung Der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Triens —   [lateinisch] der, das Drittel des antiken römischen As als Gewicht und Münze; 1 Triens =1/3 As = 4 Unciae …   Universal-Lexikon

  • TRIENS — tertia pars Assis, sicut Sextans sexta: quae ambo volunt quidam esse Siculorum τρίαντα et ἕξαντα, in quo tamen difficultatem inveniunt, quum siguificatio sit prorsus alia. Nam ἕξας, semis, τρίας, quadrans. Gronovio proin, quemadmodum Quadrans ex… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Triëns — (lat.), 1/3 des As, s.d.; 2) 1/3 eines Medicinalpfundes = 4 Unzen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Triëns — Triëns, altröm. Münzen, s. As und Tremissis …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Triëns — Triëns, altröm. Kupfermünze = 1/3 As; seit Konstantin = 1/3 Goldsolidus …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Triens — The triens (plural trientes) was an Ancient Roman bronze coin produced during the Roman Republic valued at one third of an as (4 unciae). The most common design for the triens was the bust of Minerva and four pellets (indicating four unciae) on… …   Wikipedia

  • triens — /truy enz/, n., pl. trientes /truy en teez/. 1. a copper coin of ancient Rome, issued during the Republic, a third part of an as. 2. tremissis (def. 1). [1595 1605; < L triens third part] * * * …   Universalium

  • triens — noun A bronze coin minted during the Roman Republic valued at 4 unciae …   Wiktionary

  • triens — tri·ens …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”