plural -s
: an ancient Greek silver coin worth 10 drachms

Note: Because of its large denomination, the decadrachm is thought by many to have been primarily commemorative. Thus, a high quality of artistry is reflected in the design of the decadrachm.

Word History


deca- + drachm

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“Decadrachm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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