a1878J. MontgomeryReminisc. (1981) 56The Colonel..gave me a bundle of rixdaler notes, quite a large sum.
1914L.H. BrinkmanBreath of Karroo 146The old Dutch ryksdaalder was equal to eighteenpence in English money, and was for many years the standard of reckoning; so much so that the term ‘dollar’ has survived in the Colony to this day to designate the sum of eighteenpence.
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