plural sigloi
: a silver coin of ancient Persia equal to ¹/₂₀ daric and weighing about 5.6 grams

Word History


Greek siglos, siklos, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew sheqel shekel

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“Siglos.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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