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Currency

Cur´ren`cy   Pronunciation: k?r´r?n-c?
n.1.A continued or uninterrupted course or flow like that of a stream; as, the currency of time.
2.The state or quality of being current; general acceptance or reception; a passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulation; as, a report has had a long or general currency; the currency of bank notes.
3.That which is in circulation, or is given and taken as having or representing value; as, the currency of a country; a specie currency; esp., government or bank notes circulating as a substitute for metallic money.
4.Fluency; readiness of utterance.
5.Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued.
Noun1.currency - the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
2.currency - general acceptance or use; "the currency of ideas"
3.currency - a current state of general acceptance and use
Synonyms: vogue
4.currency - the property of belonging to the present time; "the currency of a slang term"

CURRENCY. The money which passes, at a fixed value, from hand to hand; money which is authorized by law.
     2. By art. 1, s. 8, the Constitution of the United States authorizes congress "to coin money, and to regulate the value thereof." Changes in the currency ought not to be made but for the most urgent reason, as they unsettle commerce, both at home and abroad. Suppose Peter contracts to pay Paul one thousand dollars in six months-the dollar of a certain fineness of silver, weighing one hundred and twelve and a half grains-and afterwards, before the money becomes due, the value of the dollar is changed, and it weighs now but fifty-six and a quarter grains; will one thousand of the new dollars pay the old debt? Different opinion may be entertained, but it seems that such payment would be complete; because, 1. The creditor is bound to receive the public currency; and, 2. He is bound to receive it at its legal value. 6 Duverg. n. 174.

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