Jo*han"nes (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. , Heb. Yhkhanan, Ykhanan, i. e., one whom Jehovah has blessed; hence F. Jean, E. John.] Numis.
A Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars, named from the figure of King John which it bears;- often contracted into joe; as, a joe, or a half joe.
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