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ducat in Currencies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishducatduc‧at /ˈdʌkət/ noun [countable]  PECa gold coin that was used in several European countries in the past
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ducatSo Guardasoni asked his old friend Mozart, who accepted, for a fee of 250 ducats.Carradine dropped a few coins - ducats, I think - into the puddle and waved the woman away.She takes away everything that means anything to him - his jewels, his ducats, the family religion and herself.Adam had run knee-deep in silver ducats and jewelled goblets full of pearls!The florin and the ducat were seemingly equivalent coins, the former more used in Tuscany and the latter in Venice.