a tiny copper coin, with an assortment of silver, previously existing in some parts of Germany and Switzerland.
A small copper coin, with an assortment of silver, previously existing in a few elements of Germany and Switzerland. It had been really worth about four dollars.
A small billon coin worth four kreutzers (three cents), first granted toward the end of the fifteenth century by the canton of Bern, and afterward by various other Swiss cantons, which placed their particular respective hands upon it. The name came into existence used also to certain small German coins.