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Origin of stiver
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I'll back you with my last stiver as long as you stay on Ballarat!Denis Dent|Ernest W. Hornung
All the other children at his age—when they have a stiver they either save it or buy themselves something.Walter Pieterse|Multatuli
And there he was at the end of his tether after having often painted the town tolerably pink without a beggarly stiver.Ulysses|James Joyce
Stiver, stī′vėr, n. a Dutch coin, worth one penny sterling: any small coin.
They were bound to see her and get their money's worth in looking, for they had paid a stiver (two cents) admission to the show.Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks|William Elliot Griffis