a former silver coin of France, equal at various times to between 10 and 14½ sols, bearing on the obverse a bust of the reigning king.
a former silver coin of England, issued by Henry VII, Henry VIII, and Edward VI, and bearing on the obverse the bust of the reigning king: equal originally to 12 pence, later to sixpence.
3. Also, testone /tɛˈstoʊneɪ/ [te-stoh-ney] Show IPA .
a former silver coin of Milan, first issued in 1468, bearing on the obverse a bust of the Duke of Milan.
Also, testoon /tɛˈstun/ [te-stoon] Show IPA .
< Italian testone,
augmentative of testa
head < Late Latin;