What is a drachma worth?
A modern person might think of one drachma as the rough equivalent of a skilled worker’s daily pay in the place where they live, which could be as low as US$1, or as high as $100, depending on the country.
How much is a silver drachma worth?
Thus we have: Silver drachma = 4.5 gram @ 90% = 4.05 gram of silver. Gold coin = 20 drachma = 5.8 gram gold blended or 5.32 g pure gold at 22/24 carats.
What is drachma plural?
drachma. noun. drach·ma | \ ˈdrak-mə \ plural drachmas or drachmai\ ˈdrak-ˌmī \ or drachmae\ ˈdrak-(ˌ)mē , -ˌmī \
How much is 75 drachmas worth today?
Julius Caesar’s will specified a gift of 75 Attic drachma’s for every roman citizen. The income at the time for a skilled worker was 1 drachma a day wiki. At a wage of $20 USD/hr that is approximately $12,000 USD.
How much is 50000 drachma worth?
Convert Greek Drachma to US Dollar
|1,000 GRD||3.39583 USD|
|5,000 GRD||16.9792 USD|
|10,000 GRD||33.9583 USD|
|50,000 GRD||169.792 USD|
What could a drachma buy?
Eight drachmas would buy a pair of shoes, 20 drachmas a quality tunic and 160 drachmas a slave (child slaves were a bargain at 72 drachmas). A family of four plus slave spent 1,000 drachmas a year on living expenses.
How much is 500 drachmas worth?
Greek drachmas to US dollars conversion table
|200 GRD||GRD||0.68 USD|
|300 GRD||GRD||1.02 USD|
|400 GRD||GRD||1.36 USD|
|500 GRD||GRD||1.70 USD|
What is a drachma coin in the Bible?
The four-drachma (or shekel) coin would be exactly enough to pay the temple tax (two-drachma coin) for two people. It is usually thought to be a Tyrian shekel. The coin in the fish’s mouth is generally seen as a symbolic act or sign, but there is little agreement concerning what it signifies.