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DUCAT. The name of a foreign coin. The ducat of Naples shall be estimated in the computations of customs, at eighteen cents. Act of May 22, 1846.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Public transport be most Star Wars Alcohol here is cheaper, and beer only costs 0.13 ducats (PS1.80).
For example a Sephardic Jew by the name of Luis de Santangelo, advanced a sum of 17,000 ducats (about $5,000) to finance one such voyage in 1492.
Angels & Ducats: Shakespeare's Money & Medals.
Denominated back then at 430,000 gold ducats - now worth some EUR 57.4 M without interest - the debt has never been paid off.
Angels & ducats; Shakespeare's money & medals.
In one of his plays, The Merchant of Venice, Jewish merchant Shylock asks for a pound of flesh when Antonio fails to settle a debt of 3,000 ducats within the agreed time.
Beyond the retrofit realm, Warner Bros.--New Line's family-targeted "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" sold plenty of 3D ducats, collecting a higher-than-usual 76% from the format (it accounted for 79% of the pic's total location count).
His heroic exploits were legendary, though not to the Spanish, who had 20,000 ducats on his head.
Owned by the Dutch East India Company, the Fluyt ship carried silk, spices, tea, Japanese and Chinese porcelain as well as nearly 180,000 pieces of Dutch golden ducats.
"Everybody that came had some connection with the school including the artists and magicians." Howell's was founded in 1859 by the Trustees of Thomas Howell, a cloth merchant who died in Seville leaving a legacy of 20,000 gold ducats for the education of orphaned Welsh maidens.
Pepper purchased in India for three Venetian ducats could fetch 80 ducats in Europe.