Tetradrachm
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. [1913 Webster]


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