What is PIX?

A mode of testing coin. The ascertaining whether coin Is of the proper standard is in England called “pixiug” it; PIX 901 PLACITUM and there are occasions on which resort is had for this purpose to au aucient mode of inquisition called the “trial of the pix,” before a jury of members of the Goldsmiths’ Company. 2 Steph. Comm. 540, note.

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