any of several old European coins with the image of a head on one side; specif.,
- a silver French coin of the 16th century
- an English coin with the head of Henry VIII
Origin of testonFrench ; from Italian testone ; from testa, the head ; from Classical Latin testa: see test
- A 16th-century French silver coin.
- An English coin stamped with the image of Henry VIII's head. Also called tester3.
Origin of testonFrench, from Italian testone, augmentative of testa, head, from Late Latin, skull, from Latin, shell.