Lexicon:Pistole; mohur; ducat; louis d'or; joes

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Citation: pistole; mohur; ducat; louis d'or; joes
Language: Spanish, Persian, Italian, French, Latin/Portuguese
References: The Commodore, page 7
Meaning: a Spanish gold coin; a Persian/Indian gold coin; a Venetian gold coin; 'golden Louis', a French gold coin named for Kings of that country; a Portuguese gold coin, the Johannes, named for Kings of that country


A double pistole was called the doubloon.

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