Precious metal used to back money, usually gold and silver.
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In the form of coin, especially precious metal coin; paper money redeemable in coin. From Latin meaning 'in kind.'
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Spe'ci·e abl. of Latin species sort, kind. Used in the phrase in specie , that is, in sort, in kind, in (its own) form. « '[ The king] expects a return in specie from them' [ i. e. , kindness for kindness].» Dryden. In specie (Law)Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/157
[ Formed as a singular from species
, in sense 5.] Coin; hard money. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/157
A commodity metal backing money; historically specie was gold or silver. Contexts: money; historyFound on http://www.econterms.com/glossary.cgi?query=specie
• (n.) Coin; hard money. • abl. of L. species sort, kind. Used in the phrase in specie, that is, in sort, in kind, in (its own) form.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/specie/
Coins, normally including only those made of precious metal.Found on http://www-personal.umich.edu/~alandear/glossary/s.html
Coin rather than paper moneyFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21397
coined moneyFound on http://phrontistery.info/s.html
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