[too r-nwah; French toor-nwa]
- (of coins) minted in Tours, France: livre tournois.
Origin of tournois
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In the commencement, therefore, of this piece the gros Tournois was synonymous with the sol.
It is noticeable that while in weight and value the gros Tournois was frequently changed, in fineness no diminution was made.
So that the whole of the money received from France, amounts to about four and twenty millions tournois.
The form of the tournament bton of a later time is given in full detail in the "Tournois du roi Ren."Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe
And what was the value of the "denier Tournois," if that be the meaning of "denarium Turonicum?"