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1. a silver coin of ancient Rome, often called a penny in translation
2. a gold coin worth 25 silver denarii



an ancient Roman silver coin consisting of ten asses. It was first minted in 269 B.C. and contained 4.55 g of pure silver. A number of countries that had close trade ties with ancient Rome, such as the lands occupied by presentday Iraq and Yugoslavia, still retain monetary units derived from the Roman denarius.

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40,000,000 16 Total Expenses 555,000,000 Difference 55,600,000 *** * Throughout this article, the Roman silver denarius (d) is used as a standard of account.
Now I know that the building never did belong to Denarius and that Boccolini had bribed the guards at the entrance to let us in to see the place," said one of the businessmen.
The Vertis Handicap Hurdle provides Denarius with a golden opportunity of being rewarded for his consistency this season with victory at the fifth attempt this term.
The silver denarius was minted in the 670s in East Kent at much the same time as it appeared in the Frankish Kingdoms.
Lengths (and most often weights) are indicated by a d (which stands for denarius, the Roman equivalent of a penny, a throwback to the days when it described how much you'd pay for 100 nails of a certain size) and a number: 2d = 1[inches], 3d = 1 1/4[inches], 4d = 1 1/2[inches], and so on.
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Our forefathers were paid one denarius a day, so we should continue to be paid that amount today.
The Bengals have added to their depth at receiver by signing Denarius Moore, an unrestricted free agent from Oakland.
A denarius bore the image of Caesar, who demanded denarii in return.
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