rijksdaalder

[ rahyks-dahl-der ]

noun
  1. a cupronickel or silver coin of the Netherlands, equal to 2½ guilders.

  2. a former silver coin of the Netherlands, equal to 48 stivers; rix-dollar.

Origin of rijksdaalder

1
1590–1600; <Dutch, equivalent to rijk realm, kingdom + connective -s- + daalderdollar; cf. rix-dollar

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