Definitions for "Drachma"
Keywords:  denarius, greece, silver, coin, greek
A silver coin among the ancient Greeks, having a different value in different States and at different periods. The average value of the Attic drachma is computed to have been about 19 cents (U. S. currency, ca. 1913).
A gold and silver coin of modern Greece worth 19.3 cents.
Among the ancient Greeks, a weight of about 66.5 grains; among the modern Greeks, a weight equal to a gram.
Keywords:  shekel, half
a shekel, half a shekel
a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains