Their platforms in some cases demanded a speedy return to specie payment.
specie payments were suspended, and business was all but paralyzed.
Chickens are selling in market for $7 each, paper, or 37½ cents, specie.
It seems that they've had a deal of trouble to get the amount in specie.
But after the close of the war a gradual return was made to specie payments.
This amount was remitted, in the twelve months preceding the war, in specie.
As to Don Anastasio, the Quixotic redemption in specie was beyond him entirely.
Cash is from the French caisse, the moneychest where specie was kept.
Sir, much has been recently said of the amount of specie in the United States.
The returns for this trade are British merchandise, and specie.
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).