[se-stur-shuh s, -shee-uh s]
Origin of sestertius
< Latin sēstertius; see sesterce
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Though the sestertius, therefore, was originally a silver coin, its value was estimated in copper.
Sestertius was a silver coin, stamped on one side with Castor and Pollux, and on the opposite with the city.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology
Charles K. Dillaway
The best grew in the country of the Sabines, and were worth at Rome a sestertius, or 2d.