Definition of Joachimsthaler in English:

Joachimsthaler

Pronunciation /ˈdʒəʊəkɪmzˌtɑːlə/

noun

(also Joachimstaler)
historical
  • A large silver coin first minted in the early 16th century from silver mined in Joachimsthal (now Jáchymov) in the Czech Republic.

    The Joachimsthaler is the oldest type of thaler and was the most common German silver coin before the introduction of the mark in 1872.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Joachimstaler, Joachimsthaler, †Joachimthaler.