drachm


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dram (dr),

(dram),
A unit of weight: 1/8 oz.; 60 gr, apothecaries' weight; 1/16 oz., avoirdupois weight.
Synonym(s): drachm
[see drachm]

drachm

See dram.

dram

(dr) (dram)
A unit of weight: 1/8 oz.; 60 gr., apothecaries' weight; 1/16 oz., avoirdupois weight.
Synonym(s): drachm.

drachm (dram),

n See dram.

drachm

dram.

dram, drachm

a unit of weight in the avoirdupois (27.344 grains, 1/16 ounce) or apothecaries' (60 grains, 1/8 ounce) system; symbol .

fluid dram
a unit of liquid measure of the apothecaries' system, containing 60 minims, and equivalent to 3.697 ml. See also Table 4.3. Abbreviated fl. dr.
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The majority of the hoard is composed of silver Hellenistic tetradrachms and drachms of royal issues, with the rest consisting of Alexander-type coins issued by the Seleucid kingdom and a few other issues.
The search for the ideal composition has continued ever since, starting with Thomas Latta's recipe of 'two drachms of muriate, and two scruples of carbonate of soda, to sixty ounces of water' in 1832.
In the parlance of antiquities experts, the coin's denomination is referred to as a "mnaieion," meaning a one-mina coin, and is equivalent to 100 silver drachms, or a mina of silver.
Dean translates the same passage, but recites that Hahnemann took only three drachms, not four.