Rix dollar

RIX DOLLAR. The name of a coin. The rix dollar of Bremen, is deemed as money of account, at the custom-house, to be of the value of seventy-eight and three quarters cents. Act of March 3, 1843. The rix dollar is computed at one hundred cents. Act of March 2, 1799, s. 61. Vide Foreign coins.

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Pinson will be giving both trainer Jean-Claude Rouget and jockey Stephane Pasquier their first taste of British racing, while Alex Pantall said of Touch Of Land: "I think he'll run and he's in very good shape since his victory in the P rix Dollar.
How Rix Dollar came to use in Sri Lanka is difficult to trace in the history without clear evidence but it can be assumed that from the later part of Dutch rule in Sri Lanka to 1827, this particular Rix dollar used in the country for exchange purposes.
The procedure adopted by British Rulers when they were cancelling Rix Dollar unit in the country was the parity of 10 Rix Dollars to a British pound.
We can imagine that the reason for this name of cents for sub unit is that Sri Lanka had been used Rix Dollar and Cents before introduction of rupee in 1872.
However, current rupee will not support to fulfil the expectations of the nation and this writer considers that changing the monetary unit rupee replacing RIX DOLLAR would definitely support to maintain internationally better valued currency unit in the country, which represents fair international value of Sri Lanka's assets.
I didn't see any difference in the ground between the running rail and the outer, and the horse drifted out and Christophe didn't stop him," said Oxx, who has the Group 2 P rix Dollar on Arc weekend on the four-time winner's agenda.
He reports: "Pinson may now go to Newmarket for the Champion Stakes and we're unlikely to run in the P rix Dollar before.
France is represented by the Henri-Alex Pantall-trained Touch Of Land, winner of the P rix Dollar last season and fourth behind Valixir in the P rix d'Ispahan last time.
6 of 1817] awarding a reward of two thousand Rix dollars to the head of each rebel leader, set fire to villages and livestock and finally brought in troops from India.