Maria Theresa thaler
a former silver coin of Austria, issued between 1740 and 1780 and used for trade with Ethiopia and other countries; Levant dollar.
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It’s strange but true — your crisp “dollar” comes from the word “Joachimsthaler.” Here’s the story.Today, this humble blog gets serious. Prepare to unravel (some) of the mysteries of money. Open your wallet and take out a dollar bill. What is this complicated piece of paper that so much of your life depends on? And really, what’s the deal with the pyramid with an eye on top? (Here’s a decent answer.) The U.S. is one of many countries to call …
Also called Maria Theresa dollar.
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