Sentence Examples

  • At the same time the free coinage of silver was suspended, the government reserving to itself the sole privilege of coining money.
  • The right of coining money was bestowed on the town, and parliaments were several times held within its walls.
  • Between that year and 1884 the coining value of the silver product increased from $275,000 to $3,000,000.
  • The "PSlerei of Schweidnitz" is the name given to the riotous revolt of the town, in 1520-1522, against a royal edict depriving it of the right of coining its own money.
  • Under the Lombards the town was the seat of dukes and counts; in the 12th and 13th centuries it formed a flourishing republic, busied in surrounding itself with walls (1229), controlling the Crostolo and constructing navigable canals to the Po, coining money of its own, and establishing prosperous schools.