It furnished the type of the Roman denarius, containing fifty-eight grains of pure metal, worth about fifteen and a half cents.
Victoriatus was a silver coin, half the value of a denarius.
May we not derive it from denarius by means of either a typographical or clerical error in the initial letter.
At the time of Domitian, the denarius (10 as,) was worth about 15 cents.
In this way he more than once sunk what was in truth a fortune without a denarius of profit in return.
Julia Sæmias, mother of Emperor Heliogabalus, denarius, silver.
His pay was only a denarius daily, equal to about sixteen cents of our money.
A denarius is about one day's wages for an agricultural laborer.
denarius was a silver coin, valued at ten asses; that is, fourteen cents and thirty-five hundredths of our money.
And here a denarius slipped into the hands of the officer with the lantern.
ancient Roman silver coin, 1570s, from Latin denarius, noun use of adjective meaning "containing ten," and short for denarius nummus "the coin containing ten (aces)," from deni- "by tens," from decem "ten" (see ten).