Quarter dollar

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QUARTER DOLLAR, money. A silver coin of the United States of the value of twenty-five cents.
     2. It weighs one hundred and three and one-eighth grains. Of one thousand parts, nine hundred are of pure silver and one hundred of alloy. Act of January 18, 1837, s. 8 and 9, 4 Sharsw. L. U. S. 2523, 4. Vide Money.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Indian bond market witnessed bond issues close to $19.26bn in first quarter of this year as against close to $34bn in first quarter dollar and is weakened by more than 2% YTD this year.
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Also stolen was a quarter dollar coin left by Regnier's 18-year-old sister Amanda in recognition of a family catchphrase that ''it costs a quarter to get into heaven".
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While the first quarter's dollar and unit advances were indeed superior to the second quarter's, the first quarter dollar versus unit differential stood at only 2.6 points.
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In the quarter Dollar General opened 184 units, remodeled 53 others and closed 14 locations to finish with 4,889 units in 25 states.