Agios



a premium on money in exchange.
an allowance for the difference in value of two currencies.
an allowance given or taken on bills of exchange from other countries, as to balance exchange expenses.
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Historical Examples

The walls 228 are adorned with Christian emblems, and a monogram of agios—Holy.
Rambles in Rome S. Russell Forbes

noun (pl) -ios

the difference between the nominal and actual values of a currency
the charge payable for conversion of the less valuable currency

a percentage payable for the exchange of one currency into another
an allowance granted to compensate for differences in currency values, as on foreign bills of exchange
an informal word for agiotage

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