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  • C, Base of the multicellular filamentous Green Alga Chaetomorpha aes-ea.
  • A Roman mile-stone found near Carlisle (1895) bears the inscription IMP. C[aes] M.
  • During the commonwealth and empire aes grave was used to denote the old as in contradistinction to the existing depreciated coin; while aes rude was applied to the original oblong coinage of primitive times.
  • Aes, in its derived sense of "money"), the name (in full, aerarium stabulum, treasure-house) given in ancient Rome to the public treasury, and in a secondary sense to the public finances.
  • Aes, in its subsidiary sense of "polltax"), originally a class of Roman citizens not included in the thirty tribes of Servius Tullius, and subject to a poll-tax arbitrarily fixed by the censor.

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