Currency vs Kreutzer - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between currency and kreutzer

is that currency is money or other items used to facilitate transactions while kreutzer is a medieval silver coin once used as currency in southern germany and austria.

currency

Noun

  • Money or other items used to facilitate transactions.
  • Wampum was used as a currency by Amerindians.
  • Paper money.
  • * 1943 , (William Saroyan), , chapter 3,
  • Spangler went through his pockets, coming out with a handful of small coins, one piece of currency and a hard-boiled egg.
  • The state of being current; general acceptance or recognition.
  • The jargon’s currency .
  • (obsolete) fluency; readiness of utterance
  • (obsolete) Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued.
  • He takes greatness of kingdoms according to their bulk and currency , and not after intrinsic value. — Francis Bacon.
    The bare name of Englishman too often gave a transient currency to the worthless and ungrateful. — W. Irving.

    Derived terms

    * (economics) fiat currency, closed currency, metacurrency

    See also

    *

    kreutzer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia kreutzer)
  • A medieval silver coin once used as currency in southern Germany and Austria.