antoninianus

[ an-tuh-nin-ee-ey-nuhs ]
/ ˌæn təˌnɪn iˈeɪ nəs /

noun, plural an·to·nin·i·a·ni [an-tuh-nin-ee-ey-nahy]. /ˌæn təˌnɪn iˈeɪ naɪ/.

a Roman coin of the 3rd century a.d., originally of silver but later debased.

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Origin of antoninianus

<Latin Antōnīniānus pertaining to Antoninus, equivalent to Antōnīn(us) + -iānus-ian
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