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(ˈɡrəʊʃən; German ˈɡrɔʃən)
n, pl -schen
1. (Currencies) a former Austrian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a schilling
2. (Currencies) a former German coin worth ten pfennigs
3. (Historical Terms) a former German silver coin
[C17: from German: Bohemian dialect alteration of Middle High German grosse, from Medieval Latin (denarius) grossus thick (penny); see gross, groat]
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(ˈgroʊ ʃən)

n., pl. -schen.
a unit of currency in Austria, equal to 1/100 of the schilling.
[1610–20; < German; Middle High German grosse, grosze < Late Latin (denārius) grossus thick (coin); akin to groat]
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Noun1.groschen - 100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria
Austrian monetary unit - monetary unit in Austria
Austrian schilling, schilling - formerly the basic unit of money in Austria
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The accidentally found hoard of Prague groschen recorded in the vicinity of Walbrzych, Lower Silesian province, Poland, constitutes a very interesting find (Fig.
One of the vessels containing the Prague groschen from area of Walbrzych was undamaged, the other one was reconstructed.
The mean volume of the groschen assemblage (Table 1) was calculated as a mean cylinder volume obtained after measuring fifteen specimens of the groschen, multiplied by the number of the coins in the hoard - that is 1385.
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Although in the second method he may seem to be selling a ducat at the rate of fifty-two groschen, actually he is buying as many Flemish groschen as are delivered at Bruges for one ducat.
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While research in this area is advancing, Groschen cautioned that infrastructure and logistics of sourcing celluloses need to be considered.
A previous study was conducted by Groschen (1985) for the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the Coastal Bend Council of Governments.
The present investigation compares the results of fluid flow simulations from Groschen's (1985) work and similar hydrogeologic data from the United States Geological Survey to data from a more recent simulation.
(13) That leaves fifty-six thalers, or just under seven-and-a-half groschen per day for the servant's food, drink and lodging for 180 days.
The erroneous distance of 240 Meilen for the return journey provides a number very congenial to calculations in thalers of twenty-four groschen. A further simplification making for ease of arithmetic occurs when Kleist divides the distance into one half, where they would be required to take three horses at an average cost of ten groschen each per Meile, one quarter, where they could take two at that price, and one quarter where they could take two farm horses at six groschen.