A Spanish gold coin.
More example sentences
- Most valued are the doubloons, aluminum coins about the size of a silver dollar with the krewe's emblem.
- So I took my mother's spoons and headed out for the backyard where I proceeded to dig about a zillion holes in the ground searching for gold doubloons.
- For a brief instant, he imagined opening the chest to find gold doubloons or the like but then the adult in him rose up and chastised his childish side.
from French doublon or its source, Spanish doblón, from doble 'double' (so named because the coin was worth double the value of a pistole).
Definition of doubloon in:
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