Dar"ic (?), n. [Gr. , of Persian origin.]

1. Antiq. (a)

A gold coin of ancient Persia, weighing usually a little more than 128 grains, and bearing on one side of the figure of an archer

. (b)

A silver coin of about 86 grains, having the figure of an archer, and hence, in modern times, called a daric.


Any very pure gold coin.


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