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STERLING. Current money of Great Britain, but anciently a small coin, worth about one penny; and so called, as some suppose, because it was stamped with the figure of a small star, or, as others suppose, because it was first stamped in England in the reign of King John, by merchants from Germany called Esterlings. Pounds sterling, originally signified so many pounds in weight of these coins. Thus we find in Matthew Paris, A.D. 1242, the expression "Accepit a rege pro stipendio tredecim libras esterlingorum." The secondary or derived sense is a certain value in current money, whether in coins or other currency. Lowndes, 14. Watts' Gloss. Ad verbum.

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February 17 2012 (TUR) -- Buying and selling rates of USD, Euro, British Pound and Swiss Franc in Istanbul and Ankara on Thursday and Friday are as follows (in TL): THURSDAY FRIDAY Buying Selling Buying Selling U.S.
February 26 2011 (TUR) -- Buying and selling rates of USD, Euro, British Pound and Swiss Franc in Istanbul and Ankara on Wednesday and Thursday are as follows (in TL): Wednesday Thursday Buying Selling Buying Selling USD 1.7630 1.7670 1.7700 1.7730 Euro 2.3080 2.3130 2.3020 2.3070 British Pound 2.7500 2.8000 2.7700 2.8000 Swiss Franc 1.9000 1.9300 1.9000 1.9300 ANKARA USD 1.7590 1.7690 1.7650 1.7750 Euro 2.3040 2.3190 2.3000 2.3150 British Pound 2.7470 2.7880 2.7600 2.8050
February 10 2012 (TUR) -- Buying and selling rates of USD, Euro, British Pound and Swiss Franc in Istanbul and Ankara on Thursday and Friday are as follows (in TL): THURSDAY FRIDAY Buying Selling Buying Selling U.S.

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