Their platforms in some cases demanded a speedy return to specie payment.
Cash is from the French caisse, the moneychest where specie was kept.
Chickens are selling in market for $7 each, paper, or 37½ cents, specie.
The returns for this trade are British merchandise, and specie.
But after the close of the war a gradual return was made to specie payments.
No other one has any Norwegian money, or, at least, not more than a specie or two.
As to Don Anastasio, the Quixotic redemption in specie was beyond him entirely.
I repeat, then, that by the subtreasury the revenue is to be collected in specie.
Sir, much has been recently said of the amount of specie in the United States.
All the banks have stopped payment in specie, and there is not a dollar to be had.
1610s, "coin, money in the form of coins" (as opposed to paper money or bullion), from phrase in specie "in the real or actual form" (1550s), from Latin in specie "in kind," ablative of species "kind, form, sort" (see species).