TIL the word Dollar is the Anglicized version of the German word Thaler, meaning from the valley. Thaler is the shortened version of Joachimthalers, a mine town in the Czech Republic (formerly Bohemia) where silver coins were minted.

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  1. Silver mining in Bohemia being quite an important part of the backstory of Kingdom Come: Deliverance, set during the reign of Wenceslaus and the attacks on Bohemia by Sigismund in 1403.

    Your ‘home’ in the game is Stříbrná Skalice / Silberskalitz / Silver Skalitz.

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