rijksdaalder

rijksdaalder

[rahyks-dahl-der]
noun
1.
a cupronickel or silver coin of the Netherlands, equal to 2½ guilders.
2.
a former silver coin of the Netherlands, equal to 48 stivers; rix-dollar.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Dutch, equivalent to rijk realm, kingdom + connective -s- + daalder dollar; cf. rix-dollar

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