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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.

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Having sold nearly 500,000 ducats in 10 days since its Oct.
Pepper purchased in India for three Venetian ducats could fetch 80 ducats in Europe.
The correspondence between the couple in Gorz and Federico, then Francesco, is largely devoted to the tragedy of the unpaid dowry: in 1483, Paula asks for 100 ducats; in 1485, for 250; in 1486, she thanks Francesco for sending 150 ducats, but asks for 100 more; in 1487 and 1488, she asks for 200, then 400 ducats; later in 1488, for the 5000 ducats that constituted the balance owed.
The green benefits do not stop there Avoiding printing unwanted coupons saves the emissions losses incurred in producing shipping and recycling these ducats.
Absolution for incest was afforded at thirty-six livres, three ducats.
The second instance comes down to the same thing: A money changer for profit gives Peter in Milan the hundred ducats he needs and receives from the same Peter a month from now their value in Venice according to the money-changing rate of ten pounds of groats that are normally equal to one hundred ducats, however, in the process of exchanging in Venice the value of the money is up at one time and down at another.
With a reputed 75-100 million of Sony's ducats invested in this rollout, a lot of people were watching.
Bassanio (Fiennes) asks his merchant friend Antonio (Irons) for a loan of 3000 ducats so he may travel to Belmont and woo his sweetheart, the lovely heiress Portia (Collins).
Bassanio (Joseph Fiennes) asks merchant pal Antonio (Jeremy Irons) for a loan of 3,000 ducats so he may travel to Belmont and woo his sweetheart, heiress Portia (Lynn Collins).
On his death in 1537, a merchant called Thomas Howell left 12,000 gold ducats to the Drapers' Company to provide dowries 'every yere for Maydens for ever'.
According to Rugg, the tests done show that author Wilfred Voynich probably created the manuscript to make money, which he did when it was brought by the Emperor of Bohemia for 600 ducats, a fortune at the time, reports The Guardian.
For there, about His neck, the strings of ducats shine;