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n, pl aurei (ˈɔːrɪˌaɪ)
(Currencies) a gold coin of the Roman Empire
[Latin: golden; see aureate]
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(ˈɔr i əs)

n., pl. au•re•i (ˈɔr iˌaɪ)
a gold coin of ancient Rome.
[1600–10; < Latin: literally, golden]
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Only 24 aurei from the reign of Allectus, Emperor of Britain from 203 to 296AD, are known worldwide, while the only other one known, struck from the same pair of dies, can be seen in the British Museum.
[19.] Marinescu, Aurei Sergiu (1999-2011), O contributie la istoria exilului romanesc, vol.
[1] Aurei Page's Homepage, KleinianGroups Magma Package.
--Brevem enucleationem in obscuriores Velleris Aurei locos Alvari Gomezii (Toledo, 1540).
(30) Weighing a reported 500 grams, (31) the weight of almost 70 gold aurei, the Moregine bracelet would have been an expensive object, but we cannot say whether this was a relatively large or a small expense for the person who purchased it.
See, for example, Niccolo Lugaro, Sermones aurei funebres cunctos alios excellentes noviter inventi (Paris, 1512); Jacobus da Voragine, Sermones aurei, dominica XVII post trinitate (Paris, 1528), sermo I; Lawrence L.
Manual pentru detectarea si decodificarea aurei energetice a fiinfei umane", published by editing house), he never accepted any involvement in the manipulation of the political debates, other than that of a public relations consultant.
Normally speaking of ten without mentioning the currency would mean aurei, that is gold coins.
O de' Popoli Madre, onor del Trono, Nemica sol di lusinghiere lodi; Poiche a noi Provvidenza il suo gran dono Di tua vita serbo negli aurei nodi, De' mesti carmi, e de' giocondi al suono Deh facile l'orecchio inchina e godi, Che il duolo, ed il piacer che al duol succede Gemelli son, figli di nostra fede.
(27.) "De cyclo decemnovennali aurei numeri" et "Tabella litterarum dominicalium ...".