noun, plural au·re·i [awr-ee-ahy] /ˈɔr iˌaɪ/.
Origin of aureus
Examples from the Web for aurei
In front of the hospital is a market, for which every one trading there pays yearly to him who provides it two aurei.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
An absolute stipulation may be exemplified by the following: 'Do you promise to give five aurei?'The Institutes of Justinian|Caesar Flavius Justinian
The five aurei promised him by Menecreta sharpened his resourceful wits.
"Tell him that he will get a cap full of aurei," said Petronius.Quo Vadis|Henryk Sienkiewicz
Ten aurei should be the highest bid for a maid without guarantees as to skill, health or condition.