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The origin of the word Dollar [Random Knowledge #6]
posted February 14 2013 22:57.20 by Giorgos Lazaridis




The story of the name "dollar" goes back in 1516. In Bohemia there was a city named Joachimsthal (Jachymov) where some of the first coins were used. The Joachimsthaler was such a silver coin used for almost four hundred years. The name "dollar" is derived from the word "thaler", an abbreviation for name of that silver coin.
 
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