noun, plural au·re·i [awr-ee-ahy] /ˈɔr iˌaɪ/.
Origin of aureus
Examples from the Web for aureus
I once gave an aureus to a man named Croto to let me escape from a slave-prison.
The value of the Aureus, which was also called Solidus, varied at different times.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology|Charles K. Dillaway
Primo avulso non deficit alter / aureus—The first 50 being wrenched away, another of gold succeeds.
The reverse of an aureus of the reign of Titus represents the Colosseum with these statues and a quadriga in the centre.The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2|George Gordon Byron
As loyal, at any rate, as men who would sell their souls for an aureus, answered the Spaniard.