noun, plural de·nar·i·i [dih-nair-ee-ahy] /dɪˈnɛər iˌaɪ/.
Origin of denarius
Examples from the Web for denarius
Historical Examples of denarius
Shall I see aught with your eyes, lady of my Sergian denarius?The Lion's Brood
Victoriatus was a silver coin, half the value of a Denarius.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology
Charles K. Dillaway
It was a denarius of Trajan, apparently; he could read the inscription, Avg.Babylon, Volume 3 (of 3)
At the time of Domitian, the denarius (10 as,) was worth about 15 cents.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2
The denarius, or penny, bearing the face of the emperor Tiberius.The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas
Jesse L. Hurlbut
noun plural -narii (-ˈnɛərɪˌaɪ)
Word Origin for denarius
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).