a unit of currency
The Assembly met again, made an appropriation of five million credit units to defray the expenses of the war, and issued a call for volunteers to fight for the freedom of the planet.]
In that instant of murder Sillokan could not watch the technie, and Ranvall tore open the door to disappear into the night. The Martian paid him no attention. Closing the door, he removed the tiny reel from the dead man’s clutch, neatly packed the bundles of credit units into the case, and quietly took his departure.]
Right enough, and tell me why I have to build that five-million-credit flying laboratory.
Bid, one thousand credits per packet of ten. Offered, none at any price.
Sallie’s laughter was light. ‘Only fifteen hundred credits. That’s dirt-cheap for a Skiparelle model.’
We’ll go hunting together and I’ll bet you two credits that I score first.
‘Listen…how about another woji ? All this talking has made me a little dry.’ ‘Sure,’ he said and slid a two-minute credit out to Beri. Then he walked over to the Vio-Box and looked over its selection.
Our currency is based on services to society. Our monetary unit is simply called a credit.
I can’t set value on my answers, only on your question. Whatever you deem it worth, sir. If I give no answer I will refund your credits.
Those black crystals brought you a total of twenty-three thousand credits.
‘I admit that the Deployable Target is a very fancy rubber balloon,’ Kirk said, ‘not to mention expensive—’ ‘Two point eight six three million credits for each of the four prototypes,’ Spock said.
He had no credits to continue his work—no credits to locate others like Wanda, no credits to pay his workers on the Psychohistory Project at Streeling, no credits to set up his all-important Encyclopedia Project at the Galactic Library.
We be needing CS credits and Friedlander marks someday too.
The rural craft guilds need the Federation credits from this agreement.
That would cost credits the Empire isn’t willing to spend.
E.E. Smith, "Galactic Patrol"
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