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Definition of Tetradrachma

Tetradrachma
Tetradrachm Tet"ra*drachm, Tetradrachma Tet`ra*drach"ma, n. [NL. tetradrachma, fr. Gr. tetra`drachmon; te`tra- (see Tetra-) + drachmh` drachm, drachma.] A silver coin among the ancient Greeks, of the value of four drachms. Note: The Attic tetradrachm was equal to 3s. 3d. sterling, or about 76 cents.

Meaning of Tetradrachma from wikipedia

- gold. The New Testament mentions both didrachma and, by implication, tetradrachma in context of the Temple tax. Luke's Gospel includes a parable told by...
- Tyrian shekels, tetradrachms, or tetradrachmas were coins of Tyre, which in the Roman Empire took on an unusual role as the medium of payment for the...
- On a Tetradrachma of Athens, struck c. 490 BC, the head of Athena, (left), is regarded as the obverse because of its larger scale and because it is a portrait...
- Kenneth W. Harl "Livy and the Date of the Introduction of the Cistophoric Tetradrachma," Cl****ical Antiquity Vol. 10, No. 2 (1991), page 269 Money portal Cistophorus...
- beginning of the 3rd century BC. The money here was silver drachma and tetradrachma on behalf of Alexander the Great, minted in Syria, Mesopotamia and Asia...
- there is a long-handled axe. This tripod was originally used on the tetradrachma coin, dating from the period 356-345 B.C. The other side of the coin...
- ****d which included 149 Nabataean drachmas, 51 imperial dinars and 33 tetradrachmas of Trajan. Most of the coins were minted in Antioch. The spindle whorls...
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