trade dollar
noun Date: 1873 a United States silver dollar weighing 420 grains .900 fine issued 1873-85 for use in east Asian trade

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  • Trade dollar — Trade Dollars were coins issued by various countries for use in foreign trade.United States Main article: Trade Dollar (United States coin) The United States Trade Dollar is a silver dollar coin that was issued by the United States Mint and… …   Wikipedia

  • Trade dollar — Trade Trade, n. [Formerly, a path, OE. tred a footmark. See {Tread}, n. & v.] 1. A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A postern with a blind wicket there was, A common trade to pass through Priam s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trade dollar — dollar dol lar, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See {Dale}.] 1. (a) A silver coin of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trade-Dollar —   [ treɪddɔlə; englisch »Handelsdollar«], für den Ostasienhandel geprägte Dollarmünzen der USA (1873 85), Japans (1875 77) und Großbritanniens (1895 1935). Handelsmünzen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trade dollar — noun : a dollar issued as a trade coin; especially : the United States silver dollar weighing 420 grains .900 fine issued 1873 85 for use in oriental trade * * * a silver coin of the U.S., containing slightly more silver than the standard dollar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trade-Dollar — Vorderseite eines Britischen Handelsdollars Rückseite eines Britischen Handelsdollars Der Britische Handelsdollar (engl. British Trade Doll …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trade Dollar — Vorderseite eines Britischen Handelsdollars Rückseite eines Britischen Handelsdollars Der Britische Handelsdollar (engl. British Trade Doll …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • trade dollar — a silver coin of the U.S., containing slightly more silver than the standard dollar, issued from 1873 to 1885 for trade with the Orient. [1870 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Trade Dollar (United States coin) — Infobox Coin Country = United States Denomination = Dollar Value = 1.00 Unit = U.S. dollars Mass = 27.2 Diameter = 38.1 Thickness = 3.1 Edge = Reeded Composition = 90% Ag10% Cu Years of Minting = 1873 1885 Catalog Number = Obverse = Trade dollar… …   Wikipedia

  • British Trade Dollar — Vorderseite eines Britischen Handelsdollars Rückseite eines Britischen Handelsdollars Der Britische Handelsdollar (engl. British Trade Doll …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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