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

amount convert Result
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.