Definition of Sterlings
1. sterling [n] - See also: sterling
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Literary usage of Sterlings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Money and Civilization: Or, A History of the Monetary Laws and Systems of by Alexander Del Mar (1886)
"... and issue a new and abundant coinage of pennies — These known as easterlings, or sterlings — They formed the basis of Charlemagne's monetary system ..."
2. An Essay on the Roman Denarius and English Silver Penny: Shewing Their by William Till (1838)
"I allude to those pieces called counterfeit sterlings, they being made in direct imitation of inquisitive were attracted from all quarters to the spot. ..."
3. The Numismatic Chronicle, and Journal of the Numismatic Society by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1861)
"ENGLISH AND FOREIGN sterlings FOUND IN SCOTLAND. FOR the following catalogue of a hoard of coins lately discovered in Dumfriesshire, we are indebted to Mr. ..."
4. The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year MDCC by Royal Society (Great Britain)., John Lowthorp (1749)
"... ing the Greffes upon the Coins, which looked like fo many Stars, called them sterlings, Starry Pieces. ..."