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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Xeriff \Xer"iff\ (z[e^]r"[i^]f), n. [See Shereef.] A gold coin formerly current in Egypt and Turkey, of the value of about 9s. 6d., or about $2.30 (ca. 1900); -- also, in Morocco, a ducat. [1913 Webster]