Rixdaler

Rix´da`ler


n.1.A Dutch silver coin, worth about $1.00.
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In 1814, jackal skins, along with those of wild cats, were valued at 1 rixdaler, as compared to 25 rixdalers for leopard skins and 20 for hyena skins.
Annual government expenses in the last year of Swedish rule amounted to 4,404 rixdalers, which was financed solely by import duties on liquor and other merchandise and an export tax on furs.
Soren's share amounted to some 30,000 rixdalers, more than $400,000 by today's reckoning.