a former silver coin of the Netherlands, used through the 17th and 18th centuries: equal to three gulden.
- Also duc·a·ton [duhk-uh-ton]. /ˈdʌk əˌtɒn/.
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How to use ducatoon in a sentence
A common punishment costs the master a rix-dollar, and a severe one a ducatoon, about six shillings and eight-pence.
A milled ducatoon is worth eighty stivers; but an unmilled ducatoon is worth no more than seventy-two.