Definition of Didrachm. Meaning of Didrachm. Synonyms of Didrachm

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Definition of Didrachm

Didrachm
Didrachm Di"drachm, Didrachma Di*drach"ma, n. [Gr. ?; di- = di`s- twice + ? a drachm.] A two-drachma piece; an ancient Greek silver coin, worth nearly forty cents.

Meaning of Didrachm from wikipedia

- pre-Islamic times and afterwards, inherited its name from the drachma or didrachm (δίδραχμον, 2 drachmae); the dirham is still the name of the official currencies...
- A didrachm coin depicting the winged Talos, an automaton or artificial being in ancient Gr**** myth, c. 300 BC...
- Theseus and the Minotaur was frequently represented in Gr**** art. A Knossian didrachm exhibits on one side the labyrinth, on the other the Minotaur surrounded...
- Tarquinia, Italy Gorgoneion in Pompeiian wall fresco Gorgon head, silver didrachm issued by Athens, c. 520 BC A Roman floor mosaic from Palencia Gorgon Medusa...
- to four drachmae. In Athens it replaced the earlier "heraldic" type of didrachms and it was in wide circulation from c. 510 to c. 38 BC. The silver tetradrachm...
- animal, possibly a wolf, nursing a single infant. By 269 BC, the silver didrachm is the earliest depiction of the complete icon, with the characteristic...
- subdivided into three silver drachmas of 2.9 grams, and the Aeginetan stater or didrachm of 12.2 grams, based on a drachma of 6.1 grams. The word drachm(a) means...
- Didrachm from Ephesus, Ionia, representing the goddess Artemis...
- Didrachm of Athens, 545–510 BC Obv: Four-spoked wheel Rev: Incuse square, divided diagonally Silver didrachm of Athens of heraldic type from the time of...
- drachmae of 2.9 g (0.10 oz), but was often linked to the Athenian silver didrachm (two drachmae) weighing 8.6 g (0.30 oz). In comparison, the Athenian silver...
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