Definition of Fugios
1. fugio [n] - See also: fugio
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fugios
Literary usage of Fugios
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Illustrated History of the United States Mint: With a Complete Description by George Greenlief Evans (1885)
"The fugios or Franklin Cents are the earliest coins issued by authority of the United States. They being all dated 1787, and made in conformity with ..."
2. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1896)
"... a few copper cents manufactured by contractors and now to be found in the cabinets of collectors under the name of " fugios," not a piece was struck. ..."
3. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"The earliest coins struck by authority of the United Stales are known as "fugios." The following resolution of the congress of the confederation, ..."
4. Life of Jonathan Trumbull, Sen., Governor of Connecticut by Isaac William Stuart (1859)
"... of fatal depreciation, and its "fugios " in the perpetual flight of value. What was to be done? The army was harassed to death by the overriding evil. ..."
5. Congressional Currency: An Outline of the Federal Money System by Armistead Churchill Gordon (1895)
"... interesting fact that the old Board of Treasury issued the first coins made by authority of the government. They were of copper, and known as " fugios" ..."