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 for Ducat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ducat \Duc"at\, n. [F. ducat, It. ducato, LL. ducatus, fr. dux
     leader or commander. See Duke.]
     A coin, either of gold or silver, of several countries in
     Europe; originally, one struck in the dominions of a duke.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The gold ducat is generally of the value of nine
           shillings and four pence sterling, or somewhat more
           that two dollars. The silver ducat is of about half
           this value.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: formerly a gold coin of various European countries

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "ducat":
     coin, crown, double eagle, doubloon, eagle, five-dollar gold piece,
     gold piece, guinea, half crown, half eagle, hard money, moidore,
     napoleon, piece, piece of money, piece of silver, pound sovereign,
     roll of coins, rouleau, sovereign, specie, ten-dollar gold piece,
     twenty-dollar gold piece

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  DUCAT. The name of a foreign coin. The ducat of Naples shall be estimated in 
  the computations of customs, at eighteen cents. Act of May 22, 1846. 

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