What does the word florin mean?

Usage examples for florin

  1. Herr Casper contracted the great debt to the Jew without the knowledge of his son and partner, and this explains to a florin the difference between the accounts of the father and son. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. The Bouverie Florin Library. – Heroes of the Goodwin Sands by Thomas Stanley Treanor
  3. I threw the Jew a florin, and he let go his hold, though my peasant shook his whip, and roared back at him long after we were out of sight and hearing. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens