tetradrachm

noun
tet·​ra·​drachm | \ ˈte-trə-ˌdram \
variants: or tetradrachma \ ˌte-​trə-​ˈdrak-​mə \ or tetradrachmon \ ˌte-​trə-​ˈdrak-​ˌmän \

Definition of tetradrachm

: an ancient Greek silver coin worth four drachmas

First Known Use of tetradrachm

circa 1580, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tetradrachm

Greek tetradrachmon, from tetra- + drachmē drachma

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