SEQUIN, sē'kwĭn, or
sĕk'ĭn, an Italian and
Turkish gold coin. It was first struck at Venice
about the end of the 13th century, and afterward
in all the other Italian cities, and from
the Levant was introduced into Turkey. The
Tuscan sequin is worth $2.30, the Turkish from
$1.10 to $1.75.