sesterce (plural sesterces)
- A sestertius.
- 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970, partition II, section 3, member 3:
- Nonius the senator hath a purple coat as stiff with jewels as his mind is full of vices; rings on his fingers worth 20,000 sesterces […]
- 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked:
- For him I must convert one of my sheep or goats to sesterces and slaughter another for his entertainment.
sestertius — see sestertius
sesterce m (plural sesterces)
- sestertius (Roman coin)