Obolus meaning

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In ancient Greece.
  • A coin valued at16 drachma.
  • A weight equal to 1114 grains.
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Any of several small coins formerly current in Europe.
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A silver coin minted in Ancient Greece, valued at a sixth of a drachma.
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Origin of obolus

  • Latin obolus, from Ancient Greek ὀβολός (obolos), from ὀβελός (obelos).

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