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"It must only be for a small stake—a single sesterce," said the infatuated youth, quaffing a goblet of wine.Valeria|William Henry Withrow
And the fourth part of it, consisting of two asses and half of a third, they called "sesterce."Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
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
"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.