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Financial (Glossary Resource)

Post by Storyteller on Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:59 pm

booty
Treasure.

bounty
Reward or payment, usually from a government, for the capture of a criminal, specifically a pirate.

coffer
A chest in which treasure is usually kept.

doubloon
A Spanish gold coin worth sixteen Pieces of Eight, or eight Escudos.

Escudo
A coin from Spain and Portugal worth two Pieces of Eight or sixteen Reals.

loot
Stolen goods; money.

Pieces of Eight (or Peso de a Ocho)
One-ounce, Spanish silver coins worth one Silver Peso or eight Reales, sometimes literally cut into eight pieces, each worth one Real.

Real
Formerly a Spanish coin and monetary unit that was popular in international trade

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