Examples from the Web for sesterce
And the fourth part of it, consisting of two asses and half of a third, they called "sesterce."Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
But since I have won every sesterce he owns I must needs pay for his board.
"You will never get a sesterce of Cornelia's dowry," he declared.
Once let the mob overtake them, and the lives of all three were not worth a sesterce.
A sesterce is four and one-half cents so that the possible price of a peach in Rome 1900 years ago was $1.35.The Peaches of New York|U. P. Hedrick