said the yeoman, losing patience; ``an thou dost go on to put thy filthy lucre in the balance with thy daughter's life and honour, by Heaven, I will strip thee of every maravedi
thou hast in the world, before three days are out
He replied that he meant to go in search of this clown and chastise him for such iniquitous conduct, and see Andres paid to the last maravedi
, despite and in the teeth of all the clowns in the world.
I would not have given ten maravedi
for my head when those children of the devil were pushing us against the wall.
And they say that the castellano's highly pure carat is worth today 24 maravedis
plus some particles from another maravedi
, and because 50 of these coins weigh a half pound, they find it very easy to use this coin as a measure for counting carats.
2) Navarrus recalls that in Salamanca, at the time when he taught in that illustrious university, there was a public exchange dealer who used to charge one maravedi
for the exchange of each ducat.
For instance, in a section of the Coronica entitled "averiguacion del verdadero valor del maravedi
," Morales departs from the then prescribed arrangement of numismatic treatises to discuss instead the distinct currency values the maravedi
possessed at different times during the territorial expansion of Castile; second, its relative value in regards to earlier coinage (like Roman soldi and dinari); and finally, its progressive devaluation.
What will I say about our own maravedi
, which was first of gold, then silver, and now is entirely of copper?
La moneda maravedi
destaca de entre estas debido a su entrada en el diccionario de la Real Academia Espanola como 'maravedi
alfonsi', y que viene a ser lo mismo que 'maravedi
And so from the value of the maravedi
in use under the individual kings, a decision may be made about the old maravedi
In fact, the silver remains from the early quality of the maravedi
, which was once solid silver but was later defiled with many additions.
Ninety copper burgaleses were equal in value to a maravedi
Philip II diminished the quality and weight of the maravedi
, but since it was by a slight amount, there was no change in the value of silver in relation to the maravedis