Definition for A'GI-O

A'GI-O, n. [Ital. aggio, surplus, difference.]

  1. In commerce, the difference between bank notes and current coin. In Holland, the agio is three or four per cent; in Rome, from fifteen to twenty five per cent; in Venice, twenty per cent, but the agio is subject to variation. – Encyc.
  2. Premium; sum given above the nominal value. – Lunier.

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