drachm


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drachm

1. Brit one eighth of a fluid ounce
2. US another name for dram
3. another name for drachma

drachm

[dram]
(mechanics)
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37 g, a value for the drachm in complete accordance with the usually accepted value (Kisch 1966: 148).
Starting with a discussion on the smallest examples of art, the design of coins, Sadeq illustrated how the coinage, known as drachms, of the vast Persian Sassanid empire of the 3rd to 7th centuries AD, often depicted elaborately dressed rulers on one side of the coin with a Zoroastrian fire altar on the reverse.