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in the Canterbury tales what does the gold florins represent

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    Incredible wealth!!

    Most people in those days didn't see much, if any, money.

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    It represented the best coin available. In Dante's time, Florence was the pre-eminent center, the florin was a 4gram gold coin. The Florence florin was the best standard coin of the time. It represented strength, and value.

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