Meaning of teston

tes•ton

Pronunciation: (tes'tun, -ton, te-stn'), [key]
— n.
  1. a former silver coin of France, equal at various times to between 10 and 14 sols, bearing on the obverse a bust of the reigning king.
  2. a former silver coin of England, issued by Henry VII, Henry VIII, and Edward VI, and bearing on the obverse the bust of the reigning king: equal originally to 12 pence, later to sixpence.
  3. a former silver coin of Milan, first issued in 1468, bearing on the obverse a bust of the Duke of Milan.
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