Origin of ducat
Examples from the Web for ducat
Seventy hens may be bought for a ducat, worth four or five shillings; and a goose may be had for less than threepence.
A hundred times Pan Stanislav observed that a copper from a miser made more impression than a ducat from a generous giver.Children of the Soil|Henryk Sienkiewicz
A ducat opened his door as wide as it would go, and gave us free access to every cranny of his dwelling.The Shame of Motley|Raphael Sabatini
He lost his ship and all his property, and arrived at Venice without a ducat.Tales Of Humour, Gallantry and Romance|Anonymous
Ducat paused at the break of the poop and stood there, speaking to McHenry.White Shadows in the South Seas|Frederick O'Brien